Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
A group of scientists in northern Norway are using the technique to measure biodiversity’s response to past and present climate change.
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic

A group of scientists in northern Norway are using the technique to measure biodiversity’s response to past and present climate change.

A group of scientists in northern Norway are using the technique to measure biodiversity’s response to past and present climate change.

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Wolves Could Lose Protected Status in Lower 48 States
Wolves Could Lose Protected Status in Lower 48 States
Kerry Grens | Mar 7, 2019
The US Department of the Interior determined that the population has rebounded enough to no longer need Endangered Species Act protection; conservation biologists disagree.
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Prehistoric Microbes Inhabit an Oasis in the Northern Mexican Desert
Diana Kwon | Mar 1, 2019
The blue lagoons of the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin provide a glimpse into the planet’s ancient past.
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
K.V. Venkatasubramanian | Feb 19, 2019
China’s ongoing Belt and Road Initiative passes through areas that are already at risk of swapping organisms.
Thousands of Australian Animals Die in Unprecedented Heatwave
Thousands of Australian Animals Die in Unprecedented Heatwave
Jef Akst | Jan 17, 2019
Freshwater fish suffer from low levels of oxygen in the country’s rivers, while bats are unable to survive the extreme air temperatures.
Like a Sturgeon
Like a Sturgeon
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2019
Watch scenes from the Maumee River in Ohio, where researchers are stocking an ancient fish species that is struggling against extinction.
Image of the Day: Surprise!
Image of the Day: Surprise!
Kerry Grens | Nov 21, 2018
A 37-year-old simiang gibbon on birth control unexpectedly gave birth at the San Diego Zoo.
IUCN Red List Update Signals Hope for Gorillas
IUCN Red List Update Signals Hope for Gorillas
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 19, 2018
The status of the mountain gorilla is now endangered, an upgrade from critically endangered. Other species are becoming more threatened.
Research Building Burns Down in Woolsey Fire
Research Building Burns Down in Woolsey Fire
Kerry Grens | Nov 16, 2018
The structure was the cornerstone of a UCLA conservation science center.
Coral Reef Scientist Ruth Gates Dies
Coral Reef Scientist Ruth Gates Dies
Catherine Offord | Oct 31, 2018
Gates was director of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology and a strong advocate for coral conservation.