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Want to save tigers? Better have your numbers straight

A new book co-edited by tiger biologist Dr. Ullas Karanth of (WCS) Wildlife Conservation Society and Dr. James Nichols, an Emeritus statistical ecologist from the United States Geological Survey (USGS), provides an authoritative ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Urban Cooper's hawks outcompete their rural neighbors

Depending on whether a species flourishes in a city environment, urban wildlife populations can be "sources" or "sinks," either reproducing so quickly that individuals leave to colonize the surrounding area or needing constant ...

dateDec 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Scientists urge endangered listing for cheetahs

A comprehensive assessment of cheetah populations in southern Africa supported by the National Geographic Society reveals the dire state of one of the planet's most iconic big cats. In a study published today in the open-access ...

dateDec 11, 2017 in Ecology
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