Conservation still has a clubby smell. Sometimes there’s a whiff of wool and leather, gunpowder and fly-fishing rods, musty old maps, and remote destinations.
People are using so much groundwater that there are chronic shortages in many parts of the world.
China has both the largest human population and the largest continuous grassland in the world, and the former makes it hard to protect the latter.
When wolves and other large carnivores threaten people and their livestock, wildlife managers often resort to killing these predators.
Hand-logging is thought to be relatively conservation-friendly because it doesn’t use heavy machinery. But that doesn’t mean it’s benign.
New research confirms fears that Endangered Species Act listings do not necessarily help — and may even harm — rare species on private lands.
Getting the right seeds for grassland restoration is hard — collecting them in the wild is time consuming, and commercial mixes typically lack rare species.
Although shade coffee is promoted as protecting tropical forests and birds, conservationists are split on whether it actually works
Vehicle collisions can be a matter of life or death, not just for individual animals but for entire species.
After several years of searching, a NASA biologist found a way to track urban sprawl in probably the least obvious place