parasite

Parasites play a vital role in a healthy ecosystem, yet modern conservation techniques often do more harm than good. We propose a solution.

parasite

Parasites play a vital role in a healthy ecosystem, yet modern conservation techniques often do more harm than good. We propose a solution.

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Mindo glassfrog

Scientists have rediscovered the endangered Mindo glassfrog, which hasn’t been seen in decades. And it’s just one of many remarkable species they’ve found in an at-risk habitat.

Black Lives Matter

We’ve collected our best articles and essays about the links between racism, pollution, climate change and more.

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Malayan porcupine

New research indicates a growing online trade in porcupine bezoars — a ball of inedible material that sometimes gathers in their digestive tracks.

large bloom stretching across water

More frequent, longer-lasting blooms can harm both wildlife and human health — and even kill. Can we learn to predict and prevent them?

pika on a rock

Thousands of plant and animal species are already shifting their ranges in response to a changing climate. Will they be welcome?

dam stretching across the river

A river-restoration advocate looks back at her family’s forgotten history to gain new insight into the history — and future — of our country’s rivers.

caribou herd

Wolves often get the blame for killing caribou in Canada’s boreal forests, but the real threat is human activity, new research finds.

Anthropocene

A Swedish death-metal album mourns species we’ve recently lost — and reminds us that we can all stand up against extinction.

pipeline path

Environmental, economic and political forces have converged, threatening to finally upend fossil fuel dominance.

bluefin tuna

A new report concludes U.S. waters “have insufficient protections for a healthy future,” and that the problem has gotten worse under the Trump administration.

Bellinger River snapping turtle

Australia’s Bellinger River snapping turtle nearly went extinct in just months — before anyone knew it was in trouble. Conservationists are working to make sure it doesn’t disappear forever.