Boise, Idaho, recently relocated a century-old, living tree provided by John Muir
To avert a future famine, scientists are manipulating the complex conversation that plants have with microbes, pests and other elements of the phytobiome
Devices and accompanying software, now being tested in Kenya and beyond, could help conservationists outsmart poachers
Sea ice is drifting faster in the Arctic—which means polar bears need to walk farther to stay in their native range. Emily Schwing reports.
Western fence lizards are more spooked by red and gray shirts than they are by blue ones—perhaps because the males have blue bellies themselves. Christopher Intagliata reports.
What the demise of a small Mexican porpoise tells us about extinction in the 21st century
These eight-week-old Mexican gray wolf puppies got a clean bill of health at their first vet checkup this week.
Logging, agriculture, mining and fires recently have eliminated a larger chunk of vast expanses of forests or naturally treeless ecosystems than you might think
Scott Kraus, vice president and senior science advisor at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium in Boston, talks about the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, created last year and already under threat.
The decision to drop federal protection is based on findings that the bears' numbers have rebounded in recent decades
Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometer
Help researchers count, identify and track endangered giraffes in conservation field sites
A study in Japan finds that after people unplug appliances and turn down the A-C, they are more resistant to nationwide climate change measures
Ecologists say wolves should be allowed to roam beyond remote wilderness areas—and that by scaring off smaller predators like coyotes and jackals, wolves might do a good service, too. Emily Schwing reports.
Journalist Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times talks about his book, Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country.
In New Zealand and Ecuador, rivers with legal aspects of “personhood” open up new environmental battles
Feds consider “conservation triage” that would let some animals go extinct to save funds for protecting others
As polar bears are forced onto land, they're feeding on animals with less mercury—reducing their levels of the toxic pollutant. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The devices and accompanying software, now being tested in Kenya and beyond, could help conservationists outsmart poachers
Researchers found unique genetic variants that differentiate costly beluga caviar from cheaper fakes that rip off consumers. Christopher Intagliata reports.