Dana Kobilinsky

Temperature affects more than just survival

As the climate changes, researchers often focus on how temperature may affect a species’ ability to survive. But survival isn’t the only concern. Changing temperatures could affect species’ ability to reproduce, and that could lead

Conservation News

Can boxes help fight white-nose syndrome?

Conservationists coping with the spread of the deadly white-nose syndrome are finding innovative solutions by thinking inside the box. Wooden bat boxes work as artificial roosts for bats in areas with fewer trees around for

Dana Kobilinsky

Urban lizards tolerate more heat

When Kristin Winchell was sampling Puerto Rican crested anoles(Anolis cristatellus), she began noticing lizards’ body temperatures were elevated amid the heat-trapping concrete and asphalt of urban areas. “But we didn’t really know what that meant,” said