When forests vanish, seed-spreading animals can come to the rescue.
When one link in Yosemite’s food web falters, the effects cascade.
Clearing of Myanmar's lush mangrove forests worsened the damage from Cyclone Nargis.
Conservationists reintroduce a native species to its home.
A new study highlights a feedback loop between global warming and a forest insect.
Climate change could bring grave water shortages to the American Southwest.
See how human activity is changing fire patterns around the world.
Satellites show severe deforestation in a rare monarch butterfly overwintering site.
What happens when rivers are allowed to flow on their own?
Most coral reefs are badly degraded, but Kingman Reef is the picture of health.
A new study finds that mangrove forests and shrimp farms can coexist--to some extent.
A new study shows that pollutants can take a century or more to show up in rivers and streams.
Biologists have announced many Antarctic discoveries during International Polar Year.
Oil spills foul shores in San Francisco Bay and the Black Sea.
Houses in fire-adapted habitats burned during some of the worst blazes in California history.
Under human influence, species are spreading faster than ever.
Vietnam's threatened, still-mysterious biodiversity gets a conservation connection.
The delta's levees are no match for a big earthquake.
A predator returns - and reverses decades of aspen decline.
How have humans altered Earth's land surface? See it via satellite.
Athens copes with the aftermath of a devastating fire.
Impacts from the IPCC's 2007 report.
The southeastern U.S. burned repeatedly in this season's extreme drought.
Can a nation return its captive elephants to the forest?
The muddy trails of bottom trawlers are visible from space.
Tinder-dry southeast Georgia is beset by the worst blazes ever seen in the state.
A Korean estuary is turning to farmland, endangering hundreds of thousands of shorebirds.
Biologists discover that 1 Asian frog species is really 18.
The web of roads across central Africa leaves wildlife at risk.
Can river sediment reach Australia's vulnerable outer reef?
A team of biologists is on a microbial mission around the world's oceans.
Should we conserve regions with higher numbers of species—or regions with more species variety?
An ongoing effort to reduce agricultural pollution in Florida's Everglades is seeing results.
Space Shuttle data will help conserve "invisible" waterways.
Raising animals is more damaging than transportation.
Global warming is stressing populations.
Can an urban waterway reclaim its historical ecological health?
Follow a satellite’s-eye-view of the habitats of the Congo River.
Nowhere else are primates as diverse…or as endangered.
Lessons from a pioneering marine park may help restore ocean ecosystems.
Its metropolitan area has grown more than 300 percent in recent decades.
As the suburbs flourish, animals struggle to survive.
How satellite data helps scientists map changes in one of Earth's great wildernesses.
One of the most abundant forms of ocean life is gelatinous goo.
Learn how communities in Thailand restored mangrove forests for the benefit of all.
Watch roads and parking lots multiply around the threatened Chesapeake Bay.
Will Vietnam's biodiversity vanish faster than biologists can document it?
How gear and greed emptied Georges Bank.
On January 8, 2001, a healthy baby gaur was born. In Iowa. To a cow.