Deep-Sea Sharks Hunt Photons A dark and expansive habitat, the mesopelagic twilight zone of the deep sea is home to a variety of little-studied bioluminescent organisms…
Posts tagged ‘conservation’
A well-known gray wolf living in the Oregon Cascade Mountains mated and produced at least two wolf pups, according to officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). This marks the first time wolves have reproduced in the region since the 1940s.
The residents of Elephant Nature Park, a rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand, have cause to celebrate. The 250-acre park—which is home to roughly 40 injured, disabled, and orphaned elephants of all ages—installed a new elephant-sized playground.
There is nothing more majestic than an eagle soaring through the sky, but the rise of renewable energy—especially wind energy—is encroaching on their airspace with deadly consequences.
Scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in Berlin, Germany, have published study results that suggest potential improvement for the cryopreservation of eggs of endangered felid species. The development may offer hope in the fight against extinction of the world’s wild cats.
Man’s best friend is proving to be a best friend to endangered wildlife as well — namely little penguins (Eudyptula minor) of Australia’s Middle Island. Two Maremma sheepdogs, bred to guard against wolves in Italy’s mountains, have helped save the penguin colony from collapse, according to an article published last week in the New Zealand Herald.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced last week that it will start using dogs to assist inspections of recreational watercraft for zebra mussels. This makes Minnesota the second U.S. state to implement a program that enlists dogs to sniff out the invasive species.
I recently started an editorial internship at The Wildlife Society. This is my first piece published on their online news site.
Amid the bustle of urban life, stand still for a moment. Listen carefully to the cacophony of cars speeding down the busy Arborway, the cringe-inducing screech…
In the back of Super 88, the Asian market near my apartment, lay rows of wide-eyed fish packed in ice. I pass up the colossal catfish…