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Infographic: Evolving Virulence
Andrew F. Read and Peter J. Kerr | Sep 30, 2017
Tracking the myxoma virus in the wild rabbit populations of Australia has yielded insight into how pathogens and their hosts evolve.
Great Lakes Gray Wolf to Retain Endangered Status
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2017
A US Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior Department acted prematurely in removing the animals from the endangered species list.
Tasmanian Devil Cancer Immunotherapy
Bob Grant | Mar 13, 2017
Researchers in Australia claim to have successfully used immunotherapy to treat devil facial tumor disease.
Staff | Dec 31, 2016
See images from a century of fur trapping and hunting in the Amazon basin.
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.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2015
Chinese farmers’ efforts at rearing wild animals may benefit conservation and reduce human health risks.
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
JoAnna Klein | Dec 11, 2014
Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics.
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
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.