When a species is critically endangered, every individual matters
By listening to the sounds of the forest, biologists were able to identify an invasion of barred owls in spotted owl habitat. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Because climate change is shifting ocean ecosystems, sanctuaries need to shift with them, experts argue
Mussels and crabs are two of the creatures most likely to invade Antarctica in the next 10 years, a panel of scientists say. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Hunted areas of Gabon have fewer large mammals and a thicker forest understory—but they also have fewer termites. Jason G. Goldman reports.
A novel study in Nepal shines light on why people commit wildlife crime and how others might be dissuaded from doing so in the future
Despite some success, the species remains threatened in the U.S. West. Biologists are trying to understand why
A unique partnership between scientists and commercial fishermen is yielding crucial information that is helping conserve shark populations
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Indonesia to Spain, including one from Brazil about the highest-voltage electric eel ever discovered.
From disappearing kelp to small hydropower dams, experts identify the trends that will affect the Earth’s ecosystems
The snaring crisis in Southeast Asia appears to have claimed the lives of the country’s last wild tigers
“Recalcitrant” seeds hold the secret to saving a critically endangered Indian tree—thanks to a bit of human help
Some scientists question whether controlled burns and logging are really the best way to preserve California’s iconic redwoods
Even bountiful habitat will not save species if poaching cannot be stopped
While some hydropower facilities release almost no greenhouse gases, others can actually be worse than burning fossil fuels.
As the world scrambles to combat deforestation, experts warn our efforts could have far fewer benefits than we think
Agroforestry—the practice of growing trees intermixed with crops or livestock—can fight erosion and restore nutrients
The magnificent and peaceful Bamyan Plateau is nothing like the Afghanistan you see on the news
Playing the sounds of a healthy reef near damaged corals may help bring the fish community back. Christopher Intagliata reports.
To cope with climate change, we need every strategy we’ve got