greater hog badger

This fearless carnivore lives a secretive life and digs fantastic tunnels — but that can’t protect it from poachers and snares.

greater hog badger

This fearless carnivore lives a secretive life and digs fantastic tunnels — but that can’t protect it from poachers and snares.

TOP STORIES

Brookhaven landfill protest

Long Island residents and their allies seek environmental justice after decades of pollution.

people in creek catching fish

A groundbreaking program at the University of British Columbia draws from Indigenous knowledge and western science to develop the best tools for helping fisheries and communities.

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HEADLINES

Waipi'o Valley, Hawaiʻi. Photo: Claire Fackler/ CINMS, NOAA

The combined extinctions of Hawai‘i’s biodiversity and elements of Hawaiian culture represent the great unravelling of an eco-civilization.

sawfish on floor of tank

A conservation scientist would miss these delightfully bizarre fish if they went extinct, but there’s more to saving them than their looks.

plastic bits in hand

Erica Cirino’s new book, Thicker Than Water, examines the plastic pollution crisis — and its solutions — from oilfield to landfill.

ivory-billed woodpecker

Are you angry about the extinction of the ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 other species? Good. Use it.

Kākāpō

This month saw some great successes for wildlife and the climate — all made possible by decades of action and perseverance.

Monarch butterfly

The new infrastructure bill would fund new habitat for pollinators — and help people and wildlife in the process.

Bears by stream

Thor Hanson’s new book explains the biology behind climate change and why some species may be better able to survive a quickly changing planet.

two greak auks

A trip to a remote Newfoundland island to visit one of the last strongholds of the extinct great auks.

dam and reservoir

Water releases from dams aren’t that good at mimicking natural conditions, a new study finds.