Larger Beaks, Smaller Bodies: Could Climate Change Literally Change Birds?

Climate change might change more about birds than their migration patterns.

Christine Peterson

Quick and Dirty (Really Dirty) Guide to Bison: Keystone Species Edition

The ways bison graze, poop and wallow touch on everything about the ecology of a prairie. But well, it can be a little messy.

Cara Cannon Byington

Predator at the Pond: The Backstory of Wolves Ambushing Beavers

Have you seen the video of the wolf attacking a beaver? Here's the backstory behind the epic trail camera footage.

Kris Millgate

The Amargosa Vole is the World’s Cutest Litmus Test of the Human-Water Relationship

The Amargosa vole is a story of loss and rediscovery, peril and surprise.

Sophie Parker

What Does It Take To Photograph A Bat Cave?

Longtime cave photographer Stephen Alvarez goes underground to document an endangered bat species on the rebound.

Jenny Rogers

Trapping Tiny Pocket Mice in the Nebraska Prairie

A long-running study at Platte River Prairies preserve looks at the relationships between small mammals and grassland management.

Justine E. Hausheer

Solar Energy Development Doesn’t Have to Destroy Vital Habitat (but It Could)

With careful planning, the U.S. could produce needed solar energy and still protect lands important for animal movement and migration.

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Frogs as Pollinators?

This Brazilian frog may pollinate milk fruit trees as it visits flowers to sip nectar.

Christine Peterson

What Happens When You Expose an Oyster to Crab Pee?

To build stronger oyster reefs, scientists are scaring them with one of their fiercest predators: blue crabs.

Jenny Rogers

Dorado Catfish: Protecting an Epic Migration

The Amazon’s dorado catfish undertakes a 6,500 mile round-trip migration, vital for the ecosystem and humans alike

Matthew L. Miller

Why Are Some Wolves Black? The Answer Will Surprise You

Black wolves are more common in some populations than others, and recent research finds a surprising correlation.

Christine Peterson

8 Invasive Animals You Didn’t Know Were Invasive

There are some invasive species that get a lot of press. Many others, though, are more mundane. And you might not realize they're invasive.

Matthew L. Miller