Many predatory crabs don’t live in Antarctica for a simple reason: it’s too cold.
Where herbicides and mowers have failed, goats might succeed.
Landscape corridors are a popular way to expand wildlife habitat.
Ah, dolphins. So sweet, so playful, so… vicious?
Yes, bottlenose dolphins have been known to kill harbor porpoises when the two species’ paths cross.
The equilibrium theory of island biogeography is three things. One, it’s a mouthful of jargon. Two, it’s long been one of the theoretical pillars of conservation science.
Snowshoe hares seem unaware of their loss of camouflage from shifts in the timing of snow cover, and their lack of caution may increase predation rates.
Water hyacinth is something of a wonder plant when it comes to ridding water of contaminants.
Paradoxically, decades of chronic warfare in disputed border zones have created de facto nature reserves.
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.
Traffic and other noise in a city may vibrate webs and mask real prey movements, but spiders can compensate by spinning on natural surfaces.