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To detect frog fungus, just ask eDNA

<i>Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis</i> (Bd) is a deadly skin fungus that seriously threatens populations of frogs and salamanders around the world. There may …

It’s Time for a More Realistic Approach to Conservation

By Rajesh Rajaselvam<p>The tropics are home to the greatest diversity of plants and animals on Earth. Yet many of these hotspots are in war zones that …

An American spent decades exposing the ivory trade. He was just found dead in his home.

Esmond Martin, a U.S. investigator who spent years going undercover to expose the worldwide ivory trade from slaughter to marketplace, was found stabbed to death Sunday in his Nairobi home.<p>Police in Kenya haven't made an arrest or named a suspect, according to the Associated Press. They said it …

Extinction

Why Chinese demand for ‘red ivory’ dooms helmeted hornbill bird to extinction unless poaching can be stopped | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The international trade in illegal wildlife parts has another victim. Over the past five years, there has been an explosion in demand for the “red …

Hong Kong

10 top conservation tech innovations from 2017

Technology is changing how we investigate and protect planet Earth. The increased portability and reduced cost of data collection and synthesis …

Indigenous Peoples

Scientific evidence suggests that human cities are spawning new species

New Species<p>The environments in which we live are drastically different than they were even 100 years ago. Could this cause new species to emerge all …

Rescue of the olive ridley sea turtle

Of the millions of eggs laid by the endangered olive ridley sea turtles on one Costa Rican beach, few survive both predators and poachers. But how could allowing local villagers to harvest the eggs be a solution?<p>Dawn on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast and the dark figure of a man at the water’s edge …

Eggs
Gorillas

Fish attack at Minnesota lake leaves girl, 11, with deep lacerations to her foot, leg

An 11-year-old girl was recovering Friday after being attacked by a large fish at a Minnesota lake that left her with deep lacerations on her left foot and leg.<p>Maren Kesselhon was dangling her legs from her family’s standup paddleboard at Island Lake, about 20 miles outside of Duluth, on Wednesday …

Paddleboarding

Now we know why a beloved Yellowstone grizzly was killed

The cocoa-hued grizzly was shot just north of Yellowstone National Park in November 2015, in a forested area popular with elk hunters and bears that devour the gut piles left behind. When state and federal authorities probing the death of this threatened species found its carcass half-frozen in a …

Wildlife

Europe’s Wolves — They’re Back

On the evening of June 5, 2015, Romain Ferrand, then 16, was on his family’s cattle farm in the Maritime Alps in the south of France. Sitting …

Google Is Becoming The Adobe Of VR

With its new app Blocks, Google is getting serious about designing for VR, AR, and everything in between.<p>I’ll never forget the first time I made a snowman in VR. I was standing in front of three stacked spheres that were just begging for some coal eyes, a carrot nose, and a corn cob pipe. But after …

Google Daydream

Urban beasts: how wild animals have moved into cities

Rome has a problem with wild boar; wolves mingle with surburban Germans; mountain lions frequent LA. All around the world, city life seems increasingly conducive to wildlife<p>In Aesop’s fable, the town mouse turns his nose up at his country cousin’s simple fare, preferring the haute cuisine to be …

Wildlife

A sea lion was shot in the face twice — and lived!

His name is Senor Cinco — and he’s been on the losing end of a gunfight.<p>A male California sea lion is recovering from two bullet wounds to his face, …

Wildlife

The Last Animals, Photojournalist Kate Brooks's Poaching Documentary, Is a Quietly Stunning Call-to-Arms

When director and photojournalist Kate Brooks began filming <i>The Last Animals</i>, which premiered last month at the Tribeca Film Festival, there were …

Tribeca Film Festival

Zoologists say dead whale in Norway full of plastic bags

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian zoologists have found about 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste in the stomach of a beaked whale that had beached on a southwestern Norway coast.<p>The visibly sick, 2-ton goose-beaked whale was euthanized, Terje Lislevand of Bergen University said Friday.<p>"The …

Pollution

Ski resort employee chased off by pack of wolves, prompts warning | Adventure Sports Network

A pack of wolves in Banff National Park are becoming more bold around humans. Photo: Courtesy of Parks Canada<p>An employee at Mount Norquay, a ski …

The Bee That Breaks Your Heart

<i>Update, March 22, 2017: On Tuesday, after a month-long delay, the rusty-patched bumblebee became the first bumblebee to be officially listed under</i> …

Can we Save the Frog Prince? - Trailer

Africa’s anti poaching dogs take to the skies - Soldier of Fortune Magazine

Africa’s anti poaching dogs take to the skies BBC News<p>As poachers in Africa become more sophisticated, so too has the response from those trying to …

Infographic: How to get more email opens and clicks

Email etiquette is a hot topic.<p>Everyone has email pet peeves that drive them crazy (replying all, failing to address all parts of the message, etc.), …

What Can Urban Wildlife Teach Us About Pollution?

When Rebecca Calisi first moved to New York City, she ran into two immediate concerns. First, the New York City Department of Health and Mental …

New York City

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A New Climate Change Documentary Focuses On Solutions, Not Doom

But instills a healthy amount of fear, too<p>Despite the shrillness of climate deniers in today’s political and media circuses, it’s fair to say that most regular citizens--and nearly all of the global scientific community--know that our planet’s climate is changing, and that those changes are already …

Immersion is going to be immense

Pokémon; Macbeth; the Illuminati. Those may not sound like they have a lot in common, but they exemplify the three whole new forms of technology-driven entertainment that have erupted in recent years. We’ll soon combine all three–and, eventually, use them to create whole new multi-faceted immersive …

Augmented Reality

Why urban wildlife is thriving in Berlin

Berlin might seem like a concrete jungle, but the metropolis has more biodiversity than you'd expect. What is it about Berlin that attracts wild …

Animals

Run-ins between people and bears are up this summer

Black bear sightings are pretty common in early summer, but this year, wildlife officials are seeing a major spike in complaints about human-bear …

Emmy-nominated film explores how conservation helps grizzly bears, lions and elephants

An Emmy-nominated film on the challenges of protecting iconic wildlife such as lions, elephants, wolves and grizzly bears in a crowded landscape is …

Desperate Polar Bears Have Turned to Scavenging from People

On a cool mid-September day in 2013, a dead bowhead whale lay decaying on the shoreline of Alaska’s southern Beaufort Sea. Nearby, a team of …

The Arctic