See a snake, and many of us shiver. Hear a symphony, we sigh. A stroll through a garden can bring comfort and pleasure.
Water hyacinth is something of a wonder plant when it comes to ridding water of contaminants.
It’s rare to catch a glimpse of the endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep that migrate up and down the craggy peaks of eastern California.
DNA metabarcoding revolutionizes biodiversity censuses
The photo series Metamorphosis, by photographer and Amphibian Survival Alliance conservation officer Robin Moore, draws attention to rare, less charismatic, and uniquely beautiful species.
Trees actually grow faster as they get older, making them star players in a forest’s carbon storage
Paradoxically, decades of chronic warfare in disputed border zones have created de facto nature reserves.
Cities are one of the fastest growing habitat types for people—and wildlife. And increasingly diverse urban ecosystems are inspiring creative living arrangements.
Golden-headed lion tamarins are an endangered species turned invasive, thriving in the suburbs of Rio. They are not as wild as they might be elsewhere, but not tame either.
10 ways the microbial universe could change how we go about saving species, habitats—and even the planet.