Is “green militarization” the best way to save rhinos?

Is “green militarization” the best way to save rhinos?

Rhinoceroses have become symbols of modern human rapacity. Global populations plummeted from 500,000 at the 20th century’s beginning to 29,000 now; images of the majestic animals left to die with their horns hacked off by poachers are tragically iconic. And yet:...
Is kindness the solution to conflicts with wild dogs?

Is kindness the solution to conflicts with wild dogs?

Does killing wild dogs to prevent conflict with humans actually make problems more likely? So suggest researchers who analyzed dingo control programs on Australia’s Fraser Island—and the lesson, they say, may apply to other species and places, from wolves in Alberta...
When the state of nature becomes a surveillance state

When the state of nature becomes a surveillance state

In a world where vast amounts of personal information are gathered easily and constantly, it’s not just people who need to worry about dangerous violations of their privacy. So do animals. Writing in the journal Conservation Biology, researchers led by biologist...