For salmon in the North Pacific, has the ocean reached its limit?
In San Francisco’s salty South Bay, an ambitious wetlands restoration project is seeking to balance a return to the ecological past with the realities of a changing future.
One way to make sense of the senseless slaughter of roadkill? Salvage it for food.
Myth and mystery have long protected two species of monkey and the West African forests they depend on, but for how much longer?
Collected at the tail end of British Columbia’s “silver fever,” hundred-year-old salmon scales are now helping conservation scientists reconstruct and better manage the populations of one of Canada’s most important fish.
The first step in managing a rare and controversial predator—particularly in a state where it’s been absent for decades—is knowing how many you have. That’s easier said than done with a species as elusive as this one.
Buried in mud for millennia, some of New Zealand’s ancient kauri trees are revealing surprising clues about Earth’s climate—past, present, and future.
Scientists in this Central European country are leading the charge to understand and protect a charismatic, cave-dwelling salamander—and the subterranean habitats that supply much of the region’s drinking water.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed long-standing weaknesses in how we protect African wilderness and species. But it has also given us an opportunity to vastly improve our approach to these urgent challenges.
A reimagined approach to an age-old practice is helping to fight malnutrition in Madagascar—and may have the added benefit of protecting the island nation’s imperiled primates and the forests they call home.
A collaboration between Haida tradition and Western science may offer a way to bolster both Haida culture and the marine ecosystem intertwined with it.
In an ocean state that now imports half of its seafood, a determined group of activists is restoring the age-old aquaculture practices of Native Hawaiians.
In one coastal Mexican town, a sustainable fishery anchors the community. So why has Florida outlawed the same fishing methods?
The more scientists learn more about this strange, elusive species, the more concerned they become about its future. But these new insights may ultimately help to save it.
Restoring native crustaceans along West Africa’s Senegal River may be a critical step in controlling one of the world’s deadliest tropical diseases.
Community-led conservation has taken root in a remote corner of Papua New Guinea. Now the plan’s architects must ensure that ecological protection and economic prosperity can coexist.
Peruvian chefs and Amazon dwellers hope the answer is yes—and that the path to salvation will be sabroso.
After more than 30 years, genetically engineered salmon may be coming to a store near you. Is that good or bad news for the planet?
Can the cattle industry be remade to save the Amazon rainforest?
In today’s world, solutions-based science and environment stories aren’t just a pleasant diversion—they’re a critical step toward a healthy future for our species.
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