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

Gold mining, fires, and farming have these gorgeous little birds teetering on the edge of extinction.

October 11, 2018

A new study of critically endangered birds finds a “wave of extinctions washing over the continents.”

September 27, 2018

I released Misty the Chinese water dragon into the Pennsylvania wild—but don’t be like me. There are other options.

September 12, 2018

Conservationists and ranchers are teaming up to drain the swamp (literally) so they can kick these invasive croakers out and save the state’s leopard frogs.

August 31, 2018