bats flying

A new study identifies threats facing dozens of bat species in areas of the world that are predicted to get hotter and drier.

bats flying

A new study identifies threats facing dozens of bat species in areas of the world that are predicted to get hotter and drier.

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eagles mountain lions wombat

Plus what Maine did right (and wrong), billionaires in space, and rebranding invasive species.

Anthropocene

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

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HEADLINES

bobolink in grass

In the diminishing refrains of a bird’s call, signs of our world disappearing around us.

globe

European “explorers” left their mark not only on the environment, but also in knowledge systems.

trees and tall building

A project in Los Angeles could help communities that lack tree canopy and provide a much-needed tool to protect residents from dangerous temperatures.

Straw-headed bulbul

Rampant capture for the songbird trade threatens to silence the forests of this species’ evolutionarily marvelous melody.

Chinese trawler

Harmful fisheries subsidies push species to extinction, fuel food insecurity, and worsen the climate crisis.

Wall Street

Credit-rating agencies say they can discipline companies that behave badly, and they have in some cases, but research reveals negligible progress.

wildlife overpass

An ambitious initiative aims to protect a 2,000-mile segment of the Continental Divide ecoregion and change how we think of conservation.

Shortsnout seahorse

The charismatic animals could serve as flagship species for ocean conservation, according to researchers, but only if we understand their extinction risks.

buildings with a/c units

The deadliest weather event is often the most overlooked.