In an unexpected twist, new research shows that feral pigs are contributing to the decline of foxes on California’s Channel Islands.
Conservation magazine staff picks
The shipping industry moves four-fifths of the commodities worldwide — and also spreads invasive aquatic species in ballast water.
Many blame the nearly 200 large dams in the Columbia River Basin for the decline in Pacific salmon, whose population has dropped by more than 90 percent since the 1980s.
You are peacefully eating or resting when up zooms a jetski. You’d fly away if you could — and that’s exactly what waterbirds do.
New research shows that fragmentation of tropical forests can make trees wimpy.
The second paper showing that what’s around an area can be critical to conserving what’s in it is by Winsor Lowe and Douglas Bolger of Dartmouth College.
While most conservation planners focus on preserving specific areas, new research shows that an area’s surroundings may be just as important.
In the spring of 1963, as teams of ironworkers rolled the last massive steel gate shut, Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona officially opened for business.
In the Peten, the northernmost department of Guatemala, people stake their claim to land by establishing “ax rights.” If land is cleared, it indicates that it is not available to others.