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.

Dana Kobilinsky

Can good enough be better than great?

Can high-quality habitat be too much of a good thing? It might seem like having lots of resources for feeding and breeding would be an all-around benefit for wildlife, but researchers found that for some