Tag: risk

January 30, 2020

Americans weigh in on what makes a species ‘endangered’

What constitutes an endangered species? Researchers recently surveyed 1,000 Americans to find out what parameters they think a species should reach to be considered endangered. They specifically looked at how...

March 4, 2019

JWM: Montana elk evade archers without jeopardizing diet

When rifle season arrives in Montana each fall, elk (Cervus canadensis) often move to areas where they perceive a lower harvest risk. But as archery season, which occurs shortly before...

January 10, 2017

Emerging pollutants present serious risk to polar bears, study finds

For years, the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) has been the posterchild of climate change, but recent research reveals that the species also faces a serious threat from a host of...