Hawaiʻi at the Crossroads

By Jessica Snyder Sachs

Site of this year’s World Conservation Congress, the Hawaiian Islands present a microcosm of global environmental challenges, especially for native species

Elks in Rocky Mountain National Park

Living Legacy

By Joel K. Bourne Jr.

As the U.S. National Park Service marks its 100th birthday this August, the nation’s parks celebrate more than a century of conservation—and struggle to sustain their mission


Song of Salvation

By Roger Di Silvestro

A bold, new funding plan for species of concern could revolutionize conservation

Sea stars

Twilight for Sea Stars?

By Kenneth R. Weiss

Scientists may have finally discovered what is killing millions of these keystone marine predators


Habitat Help in the Age of Zika

By Laura Tangley

As peak mosquito season arrives, take steps to prevent disease without killing off the good bugs

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Wildlife Gardening

Prothonotary Warbler by Doug Tallamy

Grow a Better Bird Feeder

How gardeners can pick the best native plants to help backyard birds.

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sea turtle

Water and Wildlife

See some stunning images that celebrate the beauty of our wet world.

Visit PhotoZone.


hibernating ground squirrel

The Big Sleep

Scientists studying hibernation in mammals are finding promise for human medical applications.

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Birds & Birding

Summer Tanager by Richard Day

Make the Most of Migration

A top birder shares tips for spotting birds during their spring migration.

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