Category Human Wildlife Conflict


10 everyday activities you didn’t know were eco-friendly

For the eco-conscious citizen who already recycles, conserves water, and turns out the lights but wants to do more to help the planet.


Rewildling Europe – Why wolves, bears, and other carnivores are making a comeback

Bears, wolves, and other large carnivores are difficult to conserve for numerous ecological and social reasons. These conservation challenges make a string of recent species recoveries that much more surprising.


Lights Out programs prevent over 200,000 bird-window collisions annually

Collisions with windows kill millions of migratory birds each year. As more and more cities find, preventing such bird deaths is as easy as the flip of a switch.


5 reasons we shouldn’t kill every last buzzing, annoying, blood-sucking mosquito

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on the planet, and we have the technology to destroy them. So why haven’t we wiped them out yet?


8 creative ways to reduce human-wildlife conflict

Conflict often arises when the needs of animals are pitted against those of growing human populations. For scientists, the obvious answer to reducing human-wildlife conflict is…chili powder, bees, and strobe lights?


Why did the tapir cross the road? Because it had reflective stickers

Over one million animals are killed on roads every day. But for the tapir of South America, a flashy new accessory may keep them safe from oncoming traffic.


For Costa Rican sea turtles, the second time’s the charm

In early September, a crowd of selfie-crazed tourists prevented thousands of sea turtles from nesting in Costa Rica. But when the turtles returned weeks later, things had changed.