Spiderwebs can capture environmental DNA, or eDNA, from vertebrate animals in their area, potentially making them a useful tool in animal monitoring, tracking and conservation.
Waterfowl impoundments were badly damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Michael.
The assessment for 2022 was a slight decline from the previous year's “A-.”
The competition withdrew its new category after pushback from animal rights groups. The controversy highlights a broader debate over how to manage the invasive species.
H5N1 has the potential to roll back decades-long conservation efforts for the once-threatened species.
The interrupted rocksnail was once thought to be extinct, but in 1997, the United States Geological Survey found a single specimen. The researchers located enough snails to begin breeding them in captivity, and they’ve been releasing them in the thousands in an attempt to give them a second chance at life.
Beloved Hollywood mountain lion P-22 was euthanized over the weekend due to health issues. His story highlights both the plight of urban wildlife and groundbreaking efforts to protect it.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board on Tuesday voted to limit future ownership of Burmese pythons, along with Indian rock pythons, Argentine black and white tegus, Nile monitor lizards, African helmeted turtles and Chinese softshell turtles.
The Recovering America's Wildlife Act would create a permanent fund of more than $1.3 billion, given to states, territories, and tribal nations for wildlife conservation on the ground.