Category Invasive Species and Disease
For the eco-conscious citizen who already recycles, conserves water, and turns out the lights but wants to do more to help the planet.
The mechanisms behind emerging diseases are often poorly understood, and the path forward towards recovery is often unclear. Is it possible to effectively fight wildlife epidemics and save endangered species?
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?
Everything was looking up for the tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. Until the goats arrived.
Crown of thorns starfish are ravenous predators of coral, and their population outbursts threaten coral reefs worldwide. Thankfully, researchers at two Australian universities have devised a clever action plan to address the problem.