Ocean fish in hot water

Ocean fish in hot water

The ocean’s most valuable fish are caught in a vise. Areas known as dead zones are encroaching on their living zones and pinning them More »

Amphibian anxiety

Amphibian anxiety

Amphibians are disappearing faster than any other animals. A new study looks at the effects of changes in climate, land use and More »

The secret life of cats

The secret life of cats

Humans and cats have enjoyed each other’s company for millennia, but scientists have discovered some troubling secrets of free-roaming More »

Bats under attack

Bats under attack

White nose syndrome has killed a million bats in the eastern U.S., and spread to Nova Scotia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Why is the More »

Gray wolf: How many is enough?

Gray wolf: How many is enough?

The gray wolf has made a dramatic recovery in the northern Rockies and upper Midwest. Is the wolf still endangered, or has it More »

Giant snake invasion!

Giant snake invasion!

Pythons, anacondas and boas are breeding in South Florida. What are these snakes eating, besides alligators? Can they be trapped, More »

History of fishing

History of fishing

A new study finds a surprising number of fish, birds and mammals in the oceans 100 and 1,000 years ago. Can this information help More »

After the chimp attack

After the chimp attack

We explore the sad saga of pet primates. Are these pets psychologically good for us? For them? Are humans and other primates trading More »

Bush creates huge Pacific reserves

Bush creates huge Pacific reserves

Three giant new reserves, extend 50 miles out from shore, will protect coral reefs, fish, clams, and other life forms. But how More »

Whale research: No killing required

Whale research: No killing required

Japan says it must kill hundreds of whales each year to do “research”; but science has plenty of ways to study whales without killing. More »

Miracles of migration

Miracles of migration

Migration of songbirds, butterflies, turtles and seals. Where does the natural urge to move originate? More »