Science recently released a special issue on defaunation, which spanned seven articles detailing the recent decline in animal species diversity . . .
After thousands of years of classifying and categorizing animals, the scientific community has a pretty good handle on most of . . .
Gone are the days of the classical naturalists, those dedicated observers with their leather-bound notebooks, Victorian magnifying glasses and tweed . . .
An article published back in 2008 in Science by Chivian et al. details the discovery of the only known instance . . .
It’s no surprise that climate fluctuations influence the geographic distributions of many species. I myself traded in my heavy winter . . .
In part 1, I mentioned the major findings of The Economist’s issue on biodiversity, specifically regarding the relationship between national . . .
This past September The Economist put out a special report on global biodiversity, detailing its recent decline and the even . . .
It’s no secret that wildlife conservation is a controversial issue. Despite the best intentions of all who are involved in . . .
When you hear the words “new species,” what comes to mind? Many of you probably imagine cute-faced primates, exotic amphibians, . . .