Science & Management News

A Chilly Tale: Balding Polar Bears

December 1, 2014

A polar bear’s signature white pelt does more than camouflage the large hunter on snow-covered terrains. Its thick fur also provides a vital layer of insulation, ...

Novel Breathalyzer Monitors Dolphin Health

November 19, 2014

Determining the health status of marine mammals is tricky business. Biologists usually rely on blood, tissue, and fecal samples for guidance, but obtaining them can ...

Alaskans Support Bristol Bay Wildlife

November 7, 2014

Alaskans approved a ballot measure this week to protect the Bristol Bay region from mining developments. The state’s citizens have enabled Alaska’s Legislature ...

‘Tis the Season of Collisions

November 7, 2014

Fall may be the harbinger of death for wildlife — and not just because of hunting season. The number of motor vehicle collisions with wild animals peaks during ...

Combating the Rage

October 25, 2014

Attracting Rabid Bats with Artificial Sound When renowned bat researcher Denny Constantine passed away on May 24, 2014, the wildlife health community lost one of ...

Groups Come Together on Polar Bear Hunting

October 23, 2014

Several aboriginal organizations, local hunters, and territorial and provincial governments in Canada reached a landmark agreement to manage the Southern Hudson Bay ...
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