This Week: Ancient water = ancient habitat?
In the News: Accidents: Why Do They Happen?
Coming Thursday: Roaches: A lot smarter than you thought!
How will rising temperatures affect endangered species? Are there ways to abate the consequences, and are they being tested? Can we even be certain that climate change is the cause of specific declines?
Pythons, anacondas and boas are breeding in South Florida. What are these snakes eating, besides alligators? Can they be trapped, hunted, poisoned?
Refuge is site of effort to use ultralight aircraft to guide crane chicks toward Florida wintering grounds. Dangers remain, but it’s a step ahead for Americas’ largest flying bird, once reduced to 21 animals.
Coral reefs are the ocean’s biodiversity hotspots, but a new study finds that one-third of reef-building corals are under some threat of extinction.
The ivory-billed woodpecker is back — after 60 years. What does that say about extinctions, and about other rare forms of life? Seen any Tasmanian tigers lately? Does habitat preservation work?
As the administration allows more snowmobiles to buzz through Yellowstone, scientists cry foul. Are the parks more than playgrounds?m Scientists call for more money for basic research, but the Bush administration favors recreation.
Endangered species profiles: Mexican wolf, Houston Toad, Sumatran Rhino, Mountain Gorilla, Mountain mist frog, red-crowned cranes, Delhi Sands flower-loving fly, beluga sturgeon, Higgins’ eye pearly mussel, West Indian manatee, piping plover, Higgins’ eye pearly mussel
Rock climbing may be harming snail populations along the Niagara Escarpment.
All carnivorous mammals of Madagascar descended from a common ancestor.
Brown future: New study finds large increase in number of threatened plants, calculates that 22 to 62 percent of plant species are threatened.
Conservationists will likely weigh in on offshore drilling of the Alaskan Eden. Come visit the ends of the Earth!
Study finds that many fish are getting more common; blames state fish-stocking efforts for the homogenization.
Teaching animals to survive in the wild: Keiko the whole, the whooping crane, and the golden lion tamarin.
For the first time since 1989, ivory will be on the market — legally. This will protect elephants?