To anticipate future threats to public health posed by zoonotic diseases, researchers have mapped the distribution of their mammalian hosts.
More than 66 million metric tons of fish are farmed each year, and perhaps half of those fish have inner ear deformities that result in hearing loss.
It's thought that insect outbreaks lead to more severe wildfires, but new research suggests that the opposite is true.
This flying insect-sized robot weighs just 100 grams and, inspired by real-life insects, can perch on just about any surface.
After water temperature, species diversity is the second strongest predictor of biomass. Human impacts follow closely after that.
It could be that interest in Cecil will continue to wane. On the other hand, the outrage could reflect a shift in values that could increase public support for wildlife conservation.
Discrepancies in trade reports cast an uncomfortable light on Singapore's potential role in the illicit trade in wildlife
It's well known that lights on tall communication towers can disorient birds, but it seems lights closer to the ground, like porch lights, can as well.
Most wildlife photographic tourism in Africa is conducted from vehicles on roads, and tourists aren’t likely to come if they can’t see wildlife from the safety of a car or truck.
The illegal trade in wildlife is not only devastating ecologically; it also has a real and measurable impact on human health and economics.