Disease can spread from animals to humans—and back again
There are lots of reasons why people don’t exercise: lack of time, addiction to screens, or pure laziness.
People often think that one silver lining of climate change is that winter-related deaths will drop.
The bird feeder in your backyard may seem like a pleasant and innocuous way to attract wildlife.
Under pressure from corporate buyers, farmers have taken steps to keep wild animals away from crops—for example, by clearing nearby vegetation and by building fences.
While Australians sleep, nocturnal dingoes are often skulking around their backyards, according to a new study in Landscape and Urban Planning.
A pathogen that has spread through forests in the West has a deadly side effect: It makes redwood trees more likely to die in fires.
Many bumblebee colonies imported into the UK for crop pollination are infested with parasites, a study in the Journal of Applied Ecology suggests.
When diseases hit wildlife, finding hard evidence that the pathogen is killing animals can be tough.
The title and cover of David Quammen’s newest book would lead one to guess that this consistently brilliant writer has crafted a terrifying tale about how we’re all going to be infected