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Tasmanian Devil Cancer Immunotherapy
Tasmanian Devil Cancer Immunotherapy
Bob Grant | Mar 13, 2017
Researchers in Australia claim to have successfully used immunotherapy to treat devil facial tumor disease.
Historical Hunts
Historical Hunts
The Scientist Staff | Dec 31, 2016
See images from a century of fur trapping and hunting in the Amazon basin.
Cheetah Range Drops 90 Percent
Cheetah Range Drops 90 Percent
Kerry Grens | Dec 27, 2016
Estimating only 7,100 individuals remaining, researchers urge a reclassification of the species from vulnerable to endangered.
Taming Bushmeat
Taming Bushmeat
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2015
Chinese farmers’ efforts at rearing wild animals may benefit conservation and reduce human health risks.
Bats Make a Comeback
Bats Make a Comeback
Molly Sharlach | Dec 22, 2014
Citizen-scientist data obtained through the U.K.’s National Bat Monitoring Programme show that populations of 10 bat species have stabilized or are growing.
Antibiotic Resistance Among Wildlife
Antibiotic Resistance Among Wildlife
JoAnna Klein | Dec 11, 2014
Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics.
Global Wildlife Decline
Global Wildlife Decline
Molly Sharlach | Oct 1, 2014
Vertebrate populations have fallen by half during the last 40 years, according to a report from the World Wildlife Fund.
Birds and Choppers Don’t Mix
Birds and Choppers Don’t Mix
Bob Grant | Mar 5, 2014
A new study finds that birdstrike is a huge threat to US Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Air Force helicopters operating within the United States.
Air Traffic
Air Traffic
Tracy Vence | Mar 1, 2014
Scientists use DNA sequencing to identify what’s attracting birds to airports, where midair collisions with planes can be devastating.
Midair Collision
Midair Collision
Tracy Vence | Mar 1, 2014
A Canada goose smashes into the cockpit of a small plane, highlighting the dangers of birdstrikes.