"Parasites are an incredibly diverse group of species, but as a society, we do not recognize this biological diversity as valuable."
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Declines in populations of bees and other pollinators threatens crop yields of apples, cherries, and blueberries in the US, researchers say.
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The cost of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is around 500 times greater than what it would take to prevent pandemics by protecting tropical forests.
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By curtailing deforestation and wildlife trafficking across the globe, governments could help prevent the rise of the next worldwide pandemic.
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Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the Gulf of Mexico are putting commercial fishing and marine life at risk, researchers warn.
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A new study of shark populations in 58 countries around the world detected none in almost 20% of the locations surveyed.
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Removing tree canopy to create breeding areas for timber rattlesnakes also brings in predators like hawks and bobcats, research finds.
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Poorly planned tree-planting efforts may risk actually adding to climate change and cutting biodiversity, research on a campaign in Chile finds.
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Inspired by the slow and steady sloth, SlothBot hangs on a wire between trees to monitor the environment below and enhance conservation efforts.
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"...if we act quickly and decisively, there is a slim window in which we can still conserve roughly half of Earth's land in a relatively intact state."
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