Ghost Bat: Meet Australia’s False Vampire

The pale bat with a soft but deadly embrace.

Matthew L. Miller

Vaquita: The World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal

The vaquita, a small porpoise in the Gulf of California, is going extinct. A new book sheds light on its complicated plight.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: America’s Giant Squirrel Back from the Brink

Endangered Delmarva fox squirrel carcasses littered the road. But that was not as gloomy as it appeared. And today, the story is headed for a happy ending.

Ted Williams

Meet the World’s 10 Most Endangered Sharks

More research is urgently needed to support improved conservation measures for world’s ten most critically endangered sharks.

Lisa Feldkamp

Saving Myanmar’s Timber Elephants

Logging elephants are an incredible part of Myanmar’s history — but they’re also key to help reduce the negative impacts that logging can have on the forests.

Justine E. Hausheer

Tracking the Three-Legged Snow Leopard

Nature Conservancy scientists are collaring snow leopards in western Mongolia to help limit livestock predation and protect these rare cats.

Justine E. Hausheer

Poachers Are Killing Asian Elephants for Their Skin

Already besieged by habitat loss, Myanmar’s wild elephants face a new threat — poachers who hunt them for their skin.

Justine E. Hausheer

Giraffes Are in Trouble, and You Can Help

Reticulated giraffe populations have declined 70 percent since the 1990s. Here’s a free and easy way to help, without leaving your computer.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Saving a Woodpecker Through Research & Ingenuity

The red-cockaded woodpecker was once a symbol of “endangered birds versus people.” But the bad old days are over.

Ted Williams

Sharing Water: How I Met the MacGyvers of Water Use

Conservationists at The Nature Conservancy and USFS are improving spring boxes so that ranchers can easily “turn off the faucet” when they’re not using it. Sometimes we can meet everyone’s needs with a little PVC pipe and a lot of ingenuity.

Lisa Feldkamp

Recovery: Smalltooth Sawfish Flickering Back

Recovery of the smalltooth sawfish is going better than expected, but public ignorance can still imperil these fish.

Ted Williams

Recovery: The Salvation of Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge

Invasive rats, goats and even monkeys had overrun the national wildlife refuge, turning it into an ecological wasteland. But there’s hope.

Ted Williams