Author: Dana Kobilinsky

August 7, 2018

Insectivorous birds consume as much energy as NYC

Insectivorous birds, which make up more than 6,000 species around the world, use as much energy as a megacity the size of New York, according to new research. In a...

August 7, 2018

Session of the Week: Cross-cultural Competence and Increasing Diversity

Registration for The Wildlife Society’s 25th Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, is now open! Visit twsconference.org for details, or register now by logging in to Your Membership and clicking on the Conference tab. How can...

August 7, 2018

JWM: Is Australia’s croc success killing humans across sea?

Saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) have rebounded in northern Australia, but the swelling populations may be creating problems across the Timor Sea to the north, where the young nation of Timor-Leste...

August 6, 2018

Simpler rabies test a ‘game changer’ in remote spots

Rabies is a worldwide problem — a deadly disease affecting humans in much of the world and mostly wildlife in North America, but diagnosing it hasn’t been easy. It’s relied...

August 6, 2018

Which lizards can weather storms?

Long, strong back legs don’t help lizards survive storms such as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, according to new research. For the first time, researchers looked at how physical characteristics...

August 3, 2018

TWS Chapter meetings in September

Sections, Chapters, and Working Groups of The Wildlife Society hold meetings and workshops throughout the year. The following meetings are currently scheduled during the month of September: September 6-7, 2018:...

August 3, 2018

USFWS and NOAA Fisheries propose ESA changes

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) have announced proposed revisions to the Endangered Species Act. The proposed changes, which were announced July...

August 3, 2018

Interior, Wyoming work to protect mule deer corridor

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead announced they will prioritize the conservation of a mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) migration corridor in southwest Wyoming in the midst of...

August 2, 2018

Drought pushes feral horses to the brink

Drought conditions in the American West are causing problems for feral horses (Equus ferus), requiring intense management measures. For the first time, volunteers are bringing thousands of gallons of water...

August 2, 2018

Extended poster sessions at the TWS conference

Registration for The Wildlife Society’s 25th Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, is now open! Visit twsconference.org for details, or register now by logging in to Your Membership and clicking on the Conference tab. Some people...