A new study shows that good governance is critical for conservation success.
Beginning with Quakers arriving in the 1950s, Monteverde has become a distinct conservation community in Central America.
High seas comprise about two-thirds of the oceans—and no one body or agency is tasked with their governance.
A new study reveals that the loss of larger animals in tropical forests diminishes the overall ecosystem biodiversity of the region.
Deforestation increased almost 60 percent last year, with the forest losing over 29,000 hectares, a new report says.
Not remotely, a team of biologists argue.
A study of a reserve near Davis finds a decline in wildflower diversity since 2000.
Long-term studies on five continents show how chopping up forest hurts biodiversity.
Researchers in Mauritania propose protections for tiny mountain ponds as a way to re-think conservation. Their study, however, will likely attract some criticism.
It's conservationist against conservationist as those that care most about biodiversity and wilderness argue over the best way to manage and protect what little we have left.
If a country's human population is long-lived, it's bad news for the local critters—almost as bad as being a native bird in New Zealand.
Lions, gorillas, and wolves, oh my! Two on-the-ground proponents of saving the tropics think a great way to both engage and enlighten the West is to deploy a dollop of satire.
Lizards, it seems, are good at keeping ticks free of Lyme disease, which suggests that a ecosystem that benefits lizards (and other creatures) ultimately benefits humankind, ecologist Cherie Briggs explains in this podcast.
Municipal waste — from poop to heat — can be a valuable resource that could run our cities more cheaply and sustainably, says a hands-on Canadian ecologist.
Ecologist Nick Haddad discusses his massive experiment in creating habitat corridors on lands protected because they surround guarded nuclear sites.