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.
New French president, Emmanual Macron, reacted to the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement by inviting disaffected U.S. researchers to make France "a second homeland."
There is no clear evidence that lethal control works to reduce human-predator conflict. It can even make the problem worse
Smart design and roadside management could actually improve the odds for wildlife
Thousands of people each year visit wild spaces across Africa with guns in hand. They’re playing a dangerous game
Evaporation from overwatered lawns cost the city of Los Angeles 70 billion gallons of wasted water a year. But the city's trees were much thriftier. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Cuts include 18 percent at the National Institutes of Health and 30 percent at the Environmental Protection Agency
The African mammal’s population numbers in the wild have dipped below 100,000
Climate change is reducing the amount of cold water available to salmon, steelhead, and trout species, which is critical to their survival
Earthworm numbers doubled in fields after farmers switched from conventional plowing to no-till agriculture. Christopher Intagliata reports.