FYI News

Beneficial insects may be declining

Beneficial flying insects such as native bees, moths, butterflies and others seem to be less abundant than usual, while pests such as mosquitoes, disease carrying ticks, cockroaches and others are doing well. But since scientists

Dana Kobilinsky

Noisy roads may make birds age faster

Being around noisy traffic may make zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) that have left the nest age faster than birds in more rural environments, according to new research. Researchers had known that birds in urban environments

TWS News

Session of the Week: Informing wildlife policy

Registration for The Wildlife Society’s 25th Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, is now open! Visit for details, or register now by logging in to Your Membership and clicking on the Conference tab.  While biological, quantitative and social sciences are