About 40 percent of people worldwide depend on rice, and ricefields have replaced natural wetlands in many areas.
Bolstering evidence that climate warming is hastening biological signs of spring, new research shows that frogs are calling up to two weeks earlier near Ithaca, New York.
Conventional wisdom says that tortoises and cattle don’t mix. But new research shows that the Texas tortoise and cattle can share rangelands as long as the grazing is managed.
NASA’s views of Earth — from satellite images to photographs taken by astronauts — can give conservation biologists the big picture of how our planet and the life on it are changing, f
Over the last 20 years, the number of people visiting Utah’s Canyonlands National Park has more than tripled.
New research shows that hatchery-reared fish can spread a fungus implicated in the mass deaths of amphibian embryos in the Pacific Northwest.
The bad news is that although New Zealand was one of the first countries to provide legal protection for its wildlife, 40 percent of its terrestrial birds are extinct and more than 40 percen
The Arctic’s fragile ecosystems are threatened by disturbances from petroleum development to ecotourism.
Early one morning, a small group of Fijian villagers gathers on the beach.
It wasn’t until we banked in close that I saw any sign of life. From a thousand feet up, there were a few trees clinging to the ridgetops and a close-shorn stubble of grass on the slopes.