The Galápagos finches made famous by Charles Darwin have been under attack by parasitic flies that feed on nestlings’ blood.
In 1986, people finished building an 18-meter-high dam on the Senegal River in West Africa.
The goldfish in garden ponds may be pretty, but they’re bad news for frogs. Amphibians are under attack from ranaviruses, a group of deadly pathogens that cause ulcers and hemorrhaging.
From 2008 to 2013, volunteers collected more than 6,000 samples of tree leaves in central California.
Coyotes have been encroaching more frequently on North American cities over the last two decades, but researchers haven’t been sure why.
Ebola, HIV, SARS, bird flu: the most frightening infectious diseases to emerge in recent decades have been zoonoses, meaning illnesses that originated in other species and often can be trans
When it comes to the threats that affect wildlife conservation, the usual suspects are anthropogenic in nature: habitat loss, overfishing, circadian disruption, physical barriers to movement
For nearly a year and a half, sea stars – in particular, those of the class Asteroidea have been suffering from mass die-offs.
The gorgeous coral reefs around Koh Tao, Thailand draw thousands of tourists every year.
Animal behavior researchers have long been interested in the social dynamics of social species, but the traditional tools of field observations typically limit researchers to fairly rudiment