University of New Hampshire researchers have discovered they can use the chemical signatures found in the inner ear bones of winter flounder to help them trace the fish to their estuaries – a critical part of remedying their population decline.
Golden eagles and wind turbines can now live in harmony since researchers found less threatening, and potentially more abundant, locations for this renewable energy to be collected.
Allonautilus scrobiculatus, a nautilus found the waters of the South Pacific, is so rare that researchers only know of three people in history that have ever seen it in person. Now, three decades after the last encounter, this incredible living fossil has decided to pay one lucky researcher a second visit.
Chimpanzees studied along Uganda's western border seem to be thriving despite the forest's escalating demise.
Threatened species the greater sage-grouse were found to avoid going near power lines or transmission towers in Washington state study groups. This limits habitats co-mingling.
Tropical forests in the Amazon, home to roughly 2,000 species of plants, birds, beetles, ants and bees are being invaded by human activities such as logging. Researchers have found that habitats can be conserved by a wide network of forest areas.
In southwestern Australia with the endangered Carnaby's Cockatoo, Dr. Denis Saunders and other researchers recently published a study on the best ways to measure young cockatoo growth and keep tabs on the newest generation of birds.
In efforts to save an endangered species and increase its genetic diversity, scientists recently reproduced black-footed ferrets using frozen sperm from about 20 years ago.
In the first unified effort to move against wildlife trafficking in the U.S. and abroad, the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance has formed and plans to meet in the fall. Who will be its members?
These 19-inch, flightless birds, the only penguins in the Northern Hemisphere, just might be better off as a result of wind and ocean current shifts in the last 30 years, a researcher says.
Polar bears, it seems, haven't given up the good fight just yet. Researchers recently observed these animal diving for longer and further than ever before - a hint that the species might still be developing new adaptations to support their unusual lifestyle.
No, it isn't the End of Days, but we are likely living during what experts will later refer to as one of the largest extinction events in Earth's history - an unexpected addition to prehistory's "Big Five" mass extinctions.
June 29 is Global Tiger Day--a recognition of the big cats that began in 2010, after a global summit on the tiger in St. Petersburg, when tiger numbers worldwide were estimated at 3200. With poaching as tigers' biggest threat, and some countries unaware of their tiger numbers, can we solidify numbers soon, considering that three of tigers' nine subspecies are now extinct?
A postage-stamped size pollinator with silvery blue wings, first found by Lolita author Vladimir Nabokov, the Karner blue is benefiting from habitat restoration and other programs. What's it take to bring back a species?
Conservationists and wildlife biologists alike are bound to be disappointed. A new study has determined that 'walking hibernation' - a fabled adaptation that could help some bear species survive in unwelcoming environments - just isn't possible for polar bears. As a result, there is even less faith that these critically endangered creatures will ever survive a warming world.