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July 2, 2018

Birds breed better when they ‘float’ through bad times

Many bird populations include perplexing young males who choose not to settle down and breed.  Instead, they “float” through the breeding season without a territory. But this unattached approach may...

June 28, 2018

DNA helps biologists monitor rare Korean ungulate

Deep in the remote mountain crags and valleys of the eastern Korean Peninsula, an imperiled goatish herbivore called the long-tailed goral (Naemorhedus caudatus) persists despite the pressures of development and...

June 27, 2018

Are conservationists ignoring culture?

Conservationists tend to focus on safeguarding species that are ecologically or economically beneficial, limited in number or suffering severe population decline. But are they leaving out other important values? A...

June 26, 2018

Could feral hogs be aiding Guam’s forests?

Feral hogs are notorious for the damage they do to property and the environment, but in Guam, where they’re culled in some areas to limit their impact, researchers found that...

June 22, 2018

Scientists set out to map genomes of 1.5 million species

An international network of biologists is embarking on a decade-long effort to map the genomes of over a million complex life forms in an effort to benefit wildlife research and...

June 20, 2018

WSB: Drones gauge wild pigs’ damage to crops

To help manage crop damage caused by feral hogs (Sus scrofa), researchers in Mississippi recently developed a quick, automated system using drone imagery. “When you look from a birds-eye view...


June 13, 2018

Early humans also drove megafaunal extinctions

When humans reached North America 13,000 years ago, 78 species that weighed over a ton vanished in the terminal Pleistocene megafauna extinction. After scrutinizing the fossil record, a team of...

June 12, 2018

Birds adapt to novel ecosystems across the world

Conservationists have long called for restoring landscapes as much as possible to the way they were before humans altered them, but they’ve started embracing the idea that nonnative plants can...

June 7, 2018

Anole lizards evolved to coexist in various thermal niches

Over 180 anole lizard (Anolis spp.) species of unique shapes and variegated colors live side by side on tree trunks, branches and grasses in the Caribbean, but there’s more to...