New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
China’s ongoing Belt and Road Initiative passes through areas that are already at risk of swapping organisms.
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species

China’s ongoing Belt and Road Initiative passes through areas that are already at risk of swapping organisms.

China’s ongoing Belt and Road Initiative passes through areas that are already at risk of swapping organisms.

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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.
Wildlife Populations Have Shrunk by 60 Percent Since 1970
Wildlife Populations Have Shrunk by 60 Percent Since 1970
Kerry Grens | Oct 30, 2018
A new report finds the decline in vertebrate abundance over the past four decades is most severe in South and Central America.
Fishy Behavior: Prof Allegedly Profited from School Caviar Sales
Fishy Behavior: Prof Allegedly Profited from School Caviar Sales
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 29, 2018
A University of Georgia fisheries researcher, who is head of the school’s program to farm-raise sturgeon and sell their salt-cured eggs, is expected to retire this week.
Image of the Day: Cryo Corals
Image of the Day: Cryo Corals
Ashley Yeager | Oct 26, 2018
With the help of gold nanorods and a cryoprotectant, coral larvae are brought back to life after cryopreservation.