Conservation News

Maps reveal global connectivity for mammals

Mammals need landscapes that accommodate their movements so they can access food, water and mates, and genes can flow between populations. But that movement is often blocked by human structures like roads and urban development.

Conservation News

Less biodiversity means more bird extinction

Conservationists often focus on protecting individual species to help maintain biodiversity. But researchers found that protecting biodiversity may be a good way to prevent extinction. Brian Weeks, an assistant professor in the School for Environment

FYI News

Maps highlight species at risk

Researchers have created a set of maps to document where biodiversity in the United States is most at risk. The effort is part of a partnership between the nonprofit conservation research organization NatureServe, the geographic