New beaver ponds in the Arctic may contribute to the destruction of the permafrost that holds that landscape together.
When sharks prowl shallow waters, fish quit foraging and hide—sparing seaweed from being grazed in those areas. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Coquí frogs are invasive species in Hawaii. But they don’t seem to bug the islands’ native and nonnative birds. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Newborn manatee Kali’na weighed 33 pounds; her twin sister drowned
We need a treaty to protect the warming Arctic from exploitation
Thousands of ancient Native American sites could lose protections
Sporting groups have entered the political fray in the monuments debate
Scientists who have studied the region say redrawing boundaries could be detrimental to scientific research and discoveries
Nations will refrain from commercial fishing in the region until scientists determine what fish live there and if they can be harvested sustainably
Axolotls are used to study cancer development and organ regeneration, but their numbers in the wild are dwindling. Conserving wild salamanders could be vital for research—and the future of this special species. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on November 24, 2017. It is a Nature Video production.
The area is uniquely rich in marine biodiversity
Despite government efforts, mining has expanded into protected areas
Big-game hunting advocates say the move will help preserve wildlife, but conservation groups disagree
New tactics for capturing floods and surviving droughts could help communities across California and the world
Stocking rivers and lakes with game fish is good for anglers. But it is wreaking ecological havoc
On National Bison Day, a look at the role the Bronx played in reestablishing herds of bison on the American plains.
The president informed lawmakers last week that he intends to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments
The first new species of great ape described in more than eight decades faces threats to its habitat
In the Galápagos, invasive species are driving native animals to extinction. Some conservationists are asking whether genetic manipulation is the solution