Of the 201 bird and mammal species that call northwest Alaska's arctic and subarctic region their home, 195 of them—or, roughly, 97 percent—could experience some form of habitat loss or gain stemming from climate change, ...
Local wildlife ecologists have analysed research into feral cat habitat use from around the world in a bid to better manage the pest, which is one of the major threats to biodiversity globally.
For Arctic marine mammals, the future is especially uncertain. Loss of sea ice and warming temperatures are shifting already fragile Northern ecosystems.
Conservationists making an annual count of Florida's manatees said Monday they have tallied a record 6,000—a number that reflects years of effort to protect the marine mammals.
Fire management plans need to conserve long unburnt tracts of land to ensure habitat for a greater diversity of mammals and reptiles, according to a recent Edith Cowan University study.
New research has found exotic mammals, such as deer and possums, may be playing a major role in assisting wilding conifers invade new sites around New Zealand.
More than 100 pilot whales that stranded on a New Zealand beach have died, conservation officials said on Saturday, voicing grave fears for more than 90 others from the pod.
Almost 200 pilot whales stranded themselves Friday on a New Zealand beach renowned as a deathtrap for the marine mammals, conservation officials said.
Observers on a NOAA Fisheries marine mammal survey some 200 miles off the coast of Central California had spotted the telltale signs of a killer whale attack through high-powered binoculars a few miles away. Frenzied swimming ...
New research has shed light on the complex exchange of parasitic worms between wildlife, rats and humans.