Could Nanoparticles Save Thousands From Death By Snake Bite?

Up to 100,000 people die of snakebites globally each year. Could nanoparticles offer a solution?

Christine Peterson

Day of the (Turtle) Dogs

Meet the turtle dogs -- they track and retrieve turtles. For science!

Cara Cannon Byington

Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade

Nature Conservancy scientists are investigating the illegal turtle trade in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Three Lizards in a Beer Can

A video shows how a routine trash pick-up revealed a reptilian surprise.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Transition of the Zoo from Jail to Ark

Some still deride zoos as “prisons” – but in reality they have become an important force for conservation.

Ted Williams

Saving Terrapins From Drowning in Crab Traps

Diamondback turtles were swimming into crab traps and dying. And there was an easy fix - or so it appeared.

Matthew L. Miller

Recovery: Extricating Reptiles from the Pit of Despair

Nevada bans all commercial take of reptiles, the last state to do so. The story behind the ban.

Ted Williams

Tracking Little Turtles on the Prairie

What do you do if you only have 8 known Blanding’s turtles in the population you’re studying at Illinois’s Nachusa Grasslands Preserve? Get out the hoop traps and the sardines.

Cara Cannon Byington

New Protections & Tagged Turtles Provide Hope for the Arnavon Islands

A second round of satellite-tagged turtles provides more migration data, while the Arnavons rookery receives new protections to help prosecute poachers.

Justine E. Hausheer

You Won’t Believe How This Desert Toad Survives Drought

A Great Basin spadefoot toad might hunker down for a decade waiting for Mother Nature to produce a puddle.

Kris Millgate

Video: A Sea Turtle’s View of the Reef

Go along for the ride with a green sea turtle as it explores a reef — and meets another turtle — in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Welcome to the Sea Turtle Rodeo

Join scientists and community rangers on a “turtle rodeo” to tag juvenile green turtles in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer