Conservationists often complain about other people’s priorities. It’s a shame, for instance, that the environment basically dropped off the radar screen as a priority in this year’s U.S.
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About half of the roughly 300 primate species worldwide are threatened, and knowing which species are likely to be harmed by which threats is key to protecting them.
Anyone who’s seen a turtle cross the road knows that these slow-moving reptiles are no match for the cars whizzing past.
One of the mysteries of global amphibian decline is that many affected populations are in protected areas.
Most California grasslands have been taken over by European plants. Conventional wisdom holds that these non-native species outcompete the native grasses.
More than a century of fire suppression has turned many western U.S. forests into tinderboxes crammed with flammable young trees and woody debris.
A new analysis shows that despite decades of conservation effort, most estimates of forest elephant populations are unreliable.
We must embrace our enemies, look into their eyes long enough to see ourselves. Then, we can begin talking.
New research signals a global disparity between the habitats we are protecting and those that we are losing. A game plan that concentrates on species loss won’t solve the problem.