One factor leading to increased wildfire susceptibility might be surprising: biodiversity loss. In particular, the extinction of small, ground-dwelling mammals may prime Australia's bush to burn.
Jason G. Goldman
Many landowners perceive cheetahs as a major source of livestock loss. But is that perception reasonable, or are cheetahs getting unfairly blamed?
How to selectively and efficiently target the pest species without negatively affecting the rest of the ecosystem? Pheromones.
Because they have a fairly low tolerance for heat, pikas have often been thought of as sentinel species when it comes to climate change. In some of the warmer parts of their native range, they’re already extirpated. But these hardy creatures just might have a few tricks up their sleeves.
What if there was a way to go on vacation while helping fix the carbon emissions problem? According to new research, tacking on an $11 tax to each trip could do just that.
Microplastics have infiltrated our oceans and can now be found in a wide variety of marine critters, including the ones we eat. Microplastics might also find their way into sea salt since, well, it comes from the sea.
The Western opposition to trophy hunting is a bit ironic given how much funding legal hunting generates for wildlife management and conservation in North America