Ocean liners fitted with gigantic kites transform offshore winds into liquid fuel for delivery at the next port
People construct fences, sometimes across whole continents, on the poetic assumption that good fences make good neighbors. Unfortunately for wildlife, gated communities are rarely tranquil.
Misnaming seafood isn’t just a ripoff. It’s a global phenomenon that’s wreaking havoc on ocean conservation. By Douglas Fox.
Hybridization can be both a creative and a destructive force. And it’s on the rise. Should we embrace it or quash it? By Douglas Fox.
Charged with downsizing wildlife populations to fit the geography of the modern world, a small group of researchers is out to replace bullets with family planning. By Douglas Fox.
Climate change will shuffle the deck of plants, animals, and ecosystems in ways we’ve only begun to imagine
When context is lost, what kind of tales can biological relics tell? Paleoecologists
are forcing us again and again to rethink what was once established fact.
With the finesse of modern market research, a team of undercover conservationists set out to probe the 3,000-year-old demand curve for endangered species in traditional Chinese medicines.
Bioacoustic monitoring portends a sweeping change in our ability to listen in on the cacophony of the wild world—and perhaps even make sense of it.
A biodiversity roll call in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains