Conservation

Walls, fences and other obstacles hamper the mobility of mammals and birds.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
Researchers in Brazil are hunting for unofficial roads -- many of them illegal -- tied to rainforest destruction.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The discovery raises hopes that chimps can adapt to threats such as climate change.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
Researchers discover hot spot off the coast of Italy with up to 1.9 million pieces of plastic per square meter.
Joshua Learn, Contributor
New research suggests that national monument designations have not harmed local economies, and in some ways they may have helped.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
A mechanical predator could stress an invasive species of freshwater fish to the point that they may reproduce less.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Some poison frogs have become used to the warmer temperatures caused by climate change and deforestation, but they’re nearing their limit.
Sofie Bates, Contributor
Researchers are freezing cell samples with liquid nitrogen to keep biodiversity alive. Could this be the best way to conserve species for the future? 
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Study suggests tourists' photos can yield better, cheaper data than traditional methods for studying wildlife.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
New research shows how decommissioned oil rigs can become home to an abundance of fish and invertebrates.
Katharine Gammon, Contributor
Researchers have modified wood not only to make it stronger but to make it capable of cool itselfing, which may lead to energy savings.
Bailey Bedford, Contributor
Repercussions of human pressure ripple from the edges to the center of an enormous protected area.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer