A report from Guatemala
Originally published in July 1857
Scientists across the globe have been cut off from sites and experimental resources—or stranded abroad
In Key Largo, Fla., conservationists and feline lovers figure out how to get along
The diets of coyotes vary widely, depending on whether they live in rural, suburban or urban environments—but pretty much anything is fair game.
Changes in species abundance can throw food chains out of whack and put livelihoods at risk
Saving the Florida panther, cornfield espionage and racial profiling, and more
Christian Walzer, executive director of global health at the Wildlife Conservation Society, talks about how the wildlife trade, especially for human consumption, can lead to disease outbreaks...
Ocean plastic gets covered with algae and other marine organisms, making it smell delicious to sea turtles—with potentially deadly results.
A sustainable science project from Science Buddies
As the region warms, ignorance about creatures ranging from plankton to whales leaves them vulnerable to human activities
Measuring zoo animals’ heart and breathing rates from a distance keeps them—and humans—safe
Studies on very old vegetation in the Amazon basin show active management hundreds of years ago on species such as Brazil nut and cocoa trees.
As development and rising seas diminish roosting sites, shell-filled bags provide “islands” to rest and refuel
Some scientists suspect that Roundup and milkweed loss aren’t the only culprits
Every species of amphibian tested in a new study had the ability to fluoresce under blue or ultraviolet light
Increasing or decreasing the altitude of aircraft by a few thousand feet to avoid thin layers of humidity could make a major reduction to contrails’ contribution to climate change...
Species across the globe have been forced to adapt to humans’ effects on the environment. An upcoming book illustrates some unexpected examples of this dynamic
Across the board, indigenous-managed regions equal or surpass conventional conservation areas
Koalas might be cuter, but donkeys are being abused and slaughtered en masse for their skins, which are used in traditional Chinese medicine