Conservation magazine staff picks
Although it is well known that three-toed woodpeckers depend on the dead trees characteristic of old-growth forest, new research shows that not just any snags will do: the woodpeckers only f
Snowmobile lovers say the noisy machines don’t harm wildlife, but conservationists fear they do. However, there has been little solid evidence for either side.
While it stands to reason that rock climbers might harm habitats such as the ancient, stunted forests that grow on cliffs around the world, there has been little unambiguous evidence that th
Every spring, the streets of Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean are littered with petrel fledglings that have gone astray.
A popular way to manage endangered Pacific salmon may do more harm than good. Many salmon recovery plans supplement wild populations with hatchery-raised fish.
Although European agriculture is reeling from mad cow and hoof-and-mouth disease, the crisis could benefit conservation.
Biocontrol advocates claim that releasing nonnative insects to control nonnative plants is safe for native species — but the number of “exceptions” keeps growing.
The Maui Invasive Species Control Team is in high gear today.
Jose Bento de Araújo guides his canoe forward through the dark, slow-moving water of a remote rainforest stream in the Rio Negro floodplain.