The gruesome disease ravaging Tasmanian devils is unlike anything we’ve seen before. By Cynthia Mills.
Charged with downsizing wildlife populations to fit the geography of the modern world, a small group of researchers is out to replace bullets with family planning. By Douglas Fox.
Threatened primates have fewer viruses, bacteria, protozoa, worms, and insects
With only about 500 remaining, Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis) are the world’s rarest canid, and their most immediate threat is rabies from domestic dogs.
The advent of aspirin did not eliminate the use of rhinoceros horn as a traditional Chinese remedy. But maybe aspirin doesn’t work as well as Viagra.
Malaria has recently made a comeback in the Peruvian Amazon, and deforestation may be the underlying cause.
New research blames global warming for the mass extinction of harlequin frogs from Costa Rica to Peru, where two-thirds of the 110 species mysteriously vanished in the late twentieth century
Biodiversity could help control West Nile virus (WNV), an untreatable disease that can spread from wild birds to people.
With the finesse of modern market research, a team of undercover conservationists set out to probe the 3,000-year-old demand curve for endangered species in traditional Chinese medicines.
Human health, wildlife disease, and conservation are inextricably linked.