Category: TWS Wildlife News

April 15, 2015

Clean Waters Ruling One Step Closer to Finalization

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have recently taken steps to finalize their Waters of the United States rule by sending the final rule to...

April 14, 2015

Hunters and Birdwatchers More Likely to Conserve

The more time you spend outside hunting or birdwatching, the more likely you are to help wildlife conservation efforts, a recent study shows. Researchers conducted a survey experiment to determine...

April 14, 2015

People Can Offset Biodiversity Losses

There’s hope for improving biodiversity although much has been lost over the years, according to a recent study. The study published in the journal Nature provides a global view of...

Male Polar Bear Near Kaktovik Alaska
April 13, 2015

DDT, PCBs Could Affect Polar Bear Hormones

Sitting at the top of the food chain as the world’s largest land carnivore has its benefits. You have your choice of food and few predators to confront. But a...

April 13, 2015

New Farm Bill Could Present Conservation Opportunities

An imminent correction in land values could usher in new conservation opportunities, according to a researcher. Larkin Powell is the director of the Great Plains Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit —...

April 10, 2015

Climate Change Could Affect Habitats in Alaska

Climate change could mean an increase in some species and a decrease in others in Alaska’s Arctic and subarctic regions, according to a newly published study. Researchers projected the effects...

April 10, 2015

City Ants Love Fast Food

Some ants have a craving for hamburgers with a side of fries, according to a recent study. Researchers from North Carolina State University tested isotope levels in ants that dwell...

April 9, 2015

Natural Bat Bacteria Could Provide Cure for Killer Fungus

A naturally occurring bacteria found on some bats could be the key to fighting a deadly fungal disease affecting the flying mammals around the world. “What’s promising is that the...

Bird Feed
April 8, 2015

Supplemental Feeding: To Feed or Not to Feed Wildlife

When it comes to the age-old question of whether or not to feed wildlife, a new study is finally providing us with a step in the right direction. Depending on...

April 8, 2015

Lizard Activity Can Act as “Barometer” to Environmental Change

Cold-blooded lizards can be notoriously finicky over the weather, so much so that tracking the activity of certain species could give researchers a way to measure environmental change, according to...