By many accounts, we are now living in the “Anthropocene,” an epoch defined entirely by the impacts humans have on the world.
Congratulations, you’ve made the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species! Now what? Is that enough to promise your salvation? Or will the increasing press of climate change on your vulner
In the farming village of Colola, Mexico, many families have dogs that help guard the house and fields.
Animals live in a world of three dimensions.
Giant pandas are under assault from logging, farming, and new roads that slash through their habitat. Now this endangered species faces a new threat: bamboo-hogging horses.
Could relocating human communities away from critical tiger habitat along the Nepal-India border benefit both populations? New research says yes.
Zoo-based captive breeding programs have been successful but too scattershot. New research outlines a more strategic approach to address conservation needs.
It’s no secret that our species disproportionately inflicts heavy selection pressures on other species around the world.
Golden-headed lion tamarins are an endangered species turned invasive, thriving in the suburbs of Rio. They are not as wild as they might be elsewhere, but not tame either.
Stand-up comedians support aesthetically challenged species