Two struggling species don’t need “likes”; they need protection from the pet trade, poaching, and habitat loss. And they might just get it.

March 07, 2019

Earthworms may seem harmless, but they have the power to transform some of America’s forests—and not in a good way.

February 21, 2019

In an auction, EnviroBuild paid $31,250 for the species’ naming rights. (Not everyone is happy about that.)

February 07, 2019

Hawaiians will never again hear the song of George the Snail. The fate of Achatinella apexfulva is a cautionary tale of decorative gardens, imported cannibals, and snail sex (or lack thereof).

January 24, 2019

Where are South America’s bush dogs? A scientist looks to a Chesapeake Bay retriever for answers.

January 17, 2019

Scientists turn to eDNA to unlock the secrets of one of Australia’s most ancient animals—whose future may be going under.

January 07, 2019

In their native habitat in the Pacific Northwest, these imperiled fish are important ecosystem engineers and food web heroes—despite their bloodsucking lifestyle.

December 11, 2018

As dams have popped up in the Yangtze River, one of the world’s biggest freshwater fish is running out of room—and time.

November 20, 2018

After a rare shark bite takes a life, some in this beach region want to go after the seals.

November 09, 2018

Arachnids—even large and aggressive ones like Sri Lanka’s tiger spiders—are important predators keeping ecosystems in check.

October 25, 2018

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