Africa's Rarest Carnivore Fights for Survival in the Ethiopian Highlands
There are only about 500 Ethiopian wolves left in the wild—and they face a number of growing threats. One non-profit is working to save them.
Why Puma Population Control Is Not Necessarily a Win for Hunters
New research suggests that recent moves to increase the numbers of sought-after trophy species might be ill-advised and counterproductive.
Illegal Fishing Persists in Honduran Shark Sanctuaries
A conversation with marine biologist Gabriela Ochoa about th eimpacts of shark fishing in the La Mosquita region.
A Deadly Fungal Disease Is Devastating Amphibian Populations
Researchers have found that, in all, chytrid fungus-linked deaths have contributed to the decline of at least 501 amphibian species.
The Rapidly Warming Gulf of Maine Puts Sea Turtles at Increased Risk of Stranding
Warmer waters in the region lead to an increased threat of cold-stunning because turtles stick around longer before heading south.
How the Loss of Large Carnivores Cascades Through Ecosystems
Antelope in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park became more daring after civil war ravaged the predator population. A new study tracks the impact that's had.
In India, New Tactics Are Being Implemented to Prevent Human-Elephant Clashes
These conflicts are particularly apparent in the Hassan district of Karnataka, the state housing India's largest population of Asian elephants.
The Hidden Battle Threatening the Future of America's Wild Places
State and federal agencies are warring over who has control of wildlife on public lands, while landscapes get trampled and invasive species obliterate endangered ones.
Butterfly Farming Is Helping Indigenous East Africans Save Their Forests
In Kenya and Tanzania, native communities are capitalizing on the insect business to ditch the ecologically damaging and illegal logging trade.
The Ethical Debate Around Innovation in Animal Tracking
As researchers tag an increasing number of species, a debate has arisen over the consequences for animal welfare, conservation, and technology.
After 40 Years of Effort, Tanzania Creates New Protected Area for Endangered Monkeys
It's taken a long time, conservationists say, partly because of complicated land ownership issues.
How Wild Animals Cope With Icy Winter Temperatures
When the mercury plummets, are wildlife suffering or just going with the icy flow?
South American Jaguars Are Losing Critical Habitat Due to Agricultural Deforestation
This has led to over-hunting and persecution by cattle ranchers becoming even bigger threats to the survival of the big cat.
Using Acoustic Gun Shot Localization to Curb Poaching
New technology detects the shockwave of a supersonic bullet traveling through space, which cannot be muffled, to track poachers shooting at elephants and rhinos.
We're Getting Better at Saving Seabirds After Oil Spills
A new study of brown pelicans after the Refugio oil spill in California shows how far oil rehabilitation techniques have come in the last few decades.
The Opening of the Northwest Passage Means More Danger for Walruses and Narwhals
A less icy Arctic will be an economic boon for some, but marine wildlife experts are focused on the increased risks more ships will pose to certain polar species.
Environmental Advocates Take Aim at Proposed Revisions to Indonesia's Conservation Act
Critics are concerned about the weakening of protections for endangered species in a country where wildlife trafficking is rife.
Viewfinder: Urban England Fox Numbers Continue To Rise
A fox walks through a cemetery at dusk on January 10th, 2018, in Bath, England.
How Tracking Technology Is Being Used for Shark Conservation
Environmental groups are following the movements of fishing vessels and sharks to decrease the unintentional killings of the marine predators by fishnets.