Posts in: conservation

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Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

Cyber-stalking wildlife traders

New online tools aim to save endangered animals, but experts say there are no easy shortcuts

By | Posted June 12, 2017

Wildlife cops are prepared for the most unpredictable species — people

Wildlife cops are prepared for the most unpredictable species — people

The training is grueling and the pay is low, but Spencer Noyes loves being a New York State environmental conservation officer

By | Posted May 29, 2017

Wolves are targets in the Endangered Species Act “modernization”

Wolves are targets in the Endangered Species Act “modernization”

Congress considers updating the law, a move some think will defang it

By | Posted May 3, 2017

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Protecting the other two thirds of the globe

Countries look to large marine protected areas to conserve our oceans, but the devil is in the details

By | Posted April 5, 2017

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

De-extinction debunked: what we didn’t learn from Jurassic Park

Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them

By | Posted March 22, 2017

The fight to save coral

The fight to save coral

Climate change is pushing corals, and the biologists hoping to save them, to their limits.

By | Posted March 20, 2017

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

The American chestnut tree has a good shot at making a comeback

Two sophisticated techniques could rescue the beloved American chestnut tree — but the riskier approach might work better

By | Posted January 25, 2017

Mixed news for otter recovery

Mixed news for otter recovery

The otters of Monterey Bay are doing well, but their neighbors are still suffering

By | Posted October 7, 2016

Nature on the edge

Nature on the edge

Rock climbing’s increasing popularity puts pressures on cliff landscapes

By | Posted August 29, 2016

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

VIDEO: Forensic genetics for saving wildlife

DNA barcoding helps hunt down criminals trafficking illegal wildlife products

By | Posted June 29, 2016

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