Although it makes sense that restoring native plants could help control invasive weeds, no one knows if it would really work.
Catching coral reef fish for the aquarium trade used to mean using cyanide or even dynamite, which destroyed much of the reef ecosystem.
New research reveals a surprising risk factor for extinction: monogamy.
Current theories for designing reserves are based mostly on land ecosystems.
Most conservationists pay more attention to species’ survival than to their evolution.
One barrier to protecting biodiversity is that there are no good ways to figure out how many species there are in large areas.
In Lake Victoria, researchers have rediscovered an “extinct” cichlid.
Discrepancy between practice and evidence led to the development of evidence-based medicine.
For years, behavioral ecologists have meticulously studied the subtleties of wildlife behavior. Their findings reveal information that conservationists can use.
Instead of seeing conservation as just a good cause, people are starting to ask, “What are your results?”