Urban Leopards Can Save Lives By Eating Feral Dogs

Having a leopard as a neighbor has risks, but it may also reduce rabies risk.

Matthew L. Miller

Threatened Bats Find a Slice of Paradise in New Jersey

Protected forests, like the one at High Mountain Preserve and others yet to be found, give bats that were devastated by white-nose syndrome room to reproduce and recover.

Lisa Feldkamp

The Quest to Restore American Elms: Nearing the Finish Line

The quest to restore the American elm has been underway for more than 50 years. Now success is closer than ever.

Suki Casanave

Poisoning Vultures Will Come Back to Bite Us

Killing off the world’s vultures can come back to bite people — literally — in the form of rabid dogs.

Lisa Feldkamp

Is Your Landscaping Killing Wildlife?

A common landscaping shrub is dropping large mammals dead in their tracks. Here’s what you need to know.

Matthew L. Miller

New Science Shows Seagrass Meadows Suppress Pathogens

After a bout of illness in Indonesia, scientists discover that seagrass meadows have bacteria-fighting superpowers that benefit people, fish and invertebrates.

Cara Cannon Byington

Recovery: Saving Loons from Lead Fishing Tackle

Loons face many hazards. Here’s one we can easily address: lead fishing tackle.

Ted Williams

Saving Bats: Finding Solutions for White-Nose Syndrome

It’s not enough to document the effects of white-nose syndrome. A new effort is testing methods to stop the spread of this deadly bat disease.

Lisa Feldkamp

10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Climate change will affect your health, your sports, even what you drink. A look at some of the more unexpected impacts.

Matthew L. Miller

Migratory Songbirds Transport New Ticks & Pathogens Across the Gulf

New research reveals that neotropical songbirds are transporting an estimated 19 million ticks and tick-borne pathogens to the United States each year.

Justine E. Hausheer

Bananas to Bats: The Science Behind the First Bats Successfully Treated for White-Nose Syndrome

Last week, the first bats successfully treated for white-nose syndrome were released back into the wild. A look at the surprising science behind this good news story.

Matthew L. Miller

Blood, Birds, and Ticks

Using data from the Mad Island Marsh bird hotspot, researchers are studying the ticks and tick-borne pathogens birds carry to the United States.

Justine E. Hausheer