Written by Scott Morrison | October 20th, 2010
An extremely rare bird that occurs on only one island off California faces an unusual conservation problem. Our scientist explains the unique ways we’re fighting to save it.
Written by Matt Miller | December 8th, 2008
Each year, new insects, plants and microbes slip into the United States unnoticed. Most quickly perish, but some wreak havoc: they spread tree diseases, wipe out native species, endanger whole ecosystems. In a global society, such introductions are perhaps inevitable. Conservationists continually warn that prevention is cheaper than control, but with so many other national […]