Urban coyotes prey on rodents and spread plant seeds. It’s OK to observe them from a distance, but then you should chase them off.
Having so many threatened species live among us in our towns and cities reflects the impacts of urban development but is also an opportunity for us all to pitch in and ensure their survival.
A new study shows that when free-ranging cats are more than a few blocks from forested areas in cities, such as parks, they’re more likely to prey on rats than on native wildlife.
Coyotes are not, by nature, aggressive. But there is a pervasive myth that they are likely to attack unwarranted, and this belief is dangerous to the animals.
Whether you’re hoping to maximise your chances of seeing one of these shy, fascinating critters or wanting to avoid them at all costs, this article is for you.
Bats roost under bridges and culverts across North America, so highway departments have to check for them before repairing bridges. A new AI tool makes those inspections faster and more accurate.
Soundscapes impact the well-being of human and non-human urban inhabitants. Here’s how noise can change animal behaviour, both in and out of lockdown.
Researchers strapped tracking devices to 20 powerful owls in Melbourne and learned these apex predators are increasingly choosing to sleep in urban areas, from backyard trees to golf courses.
Plague-wary Londoners tolerated mischievous red kites and ravens for their services to the city’s sanitation.
Your local ducks (and other wild birds) will thank you.
For every kilometre of road in Europe, you’re likely to find one dead hedgehog.
COVID-19 restrictions led to calls to open up golf courses to the public. But these are such precious refuges for native flora and fauna that access will have to be carefully managed.
Urban green spaces can be a rich habitat for diverse pollinators, if they’re managed properly.
Citizen scientists have helped researchers track the changing environment during the pandemic.
Roaming pet cats kill 390 million animals per year in Australia. Most of the animals are native to Australia.
With careful observation, you can start to recognize that one sassy squirrel or the cardinal pair who call your neighborhood home.
Wildlife is returning to our deserted cities. But will they stay once life returns to normal?
With wild boar in Barcelona and coyotes in San Francisco, the lockdown has transformed concrete jungles worldwide.
Each B&B is a green sanctuary for pollinators, containing pollinating plants and shelters like beehives and nesting boxes.
Some threatened species hit hard by the bushfires this summer have populations in and around urban areas, which are now crucial refuges. Here are some tips to help improve their odds of survival.