The restoration is a victory for many conservationists and environmentalists, although not everyone sees it that way.
More than 400 dams are currently proposed for Central America's rivers, but thanks largely to a feisty indigenous resistance—as well as a non-profit—they are still yet to be built.
Taking an inside look at the annual Seattle Aquarium Octopus Survey, where local divers help complete a census of the region's giant Pacific octopus.
A cloned aspen grove that's thrived for millennia is feeling the pressure of just 50 years of human activity.
Heightening the dam will increase the size of California's largest reservoir, but it could also create problems for local fish and wildlife populations.
Experts are hoping that new captive breeding programs, replacing harmful fishing practices, could help prevent future harm to coral reef ecosystems.
Phytoplankton are an essential part of the marine food chain. But according to new research, their numbers are dwindling.
A new study shows that good governance is critical for conservation success.
New research highlight the dangers of standing by while large animals go extinct.
Researchers in Mauritania propose protections for tiny mountain ponds as a way to re-think conservation. Their study, however, will likely attract some criticism.
Economic models can illuminate the monetary value of beaches and mangroves, but if local people aren't engaged in conservation, market forces — and coastal ecosystems — may be dead in the water.
Despite the good intentions of the U.S. Forest Service setting aside "protected areas" isn't enough- housing growth in an near these areas can effectively diminish these forests and severely hamper the natural ecosystems.