Area of Focus: Habitat Ecology

February 16, 2024

WM: Over three decades, a lost landscape is restored and researchers’ lives are transformed

When deer were removed from a Lake Erie sand spit, the vegetation rebounded

February 7, 2024

Digging into the science of snags

Standing dead trees are important components for wildlife

January 23, 2024

Northeastern cities in North America can be suitable for reptiles, amphibians

Many species subsist in urban areas—especially those with more green space

January 16, 2024

Could transplanted corals save Caribbean reefs?

As coral die-offs continue, researchers look for ways to revive Caribbean reefs

January 3, 2024

Concerns arise over American chestnut project

Researchers are trying to restore the iconic tree through genetic engineering

December 14, 2023

JWM: Swimming pools boost South African bat numbers

Artificial water sources could help populations experiencing a drought

December 11, 2023

For migrating birds, cities are a trap

Artificial light sources are the number two indicator for where birds may land during their stopovers

November 30, 2023

Including connectivity in environmental assessments for projects

Scientists provide a framework for including habitat connectivity into environmental impact assessments

November 15, 2023

What turned a Hawaiian wildlife refuge pond bright pink?

Biologists suspect drought contributed to the growth of bacteria that thrive in salty waters

November 15, 2023

Moose gravitate toward seismic lines

The species prefer the younger forest along the seismic survey lines