Research Shows the Impact of Invasive Plants Can Linger Long After Eradication

A new study featured in the journal Invasive Plant Science and Management shows the impact of weedy invaders can linger for years.


Using habitat connectivity models to save endangered species: a case study for the San Martin titi monkey, in northern Peru

The latest EC Perspectives paper from Environmental Conservation is entitled ‘Rapid conservation assessment for endangered species using habitat connectivity models‘ by Danica Schaffer-Smith, Jennifer J.…


The impact of residual herbicides on Fall-seeded cover crops

Cover crops are attracting widespread attention for the benefits they provide in crop rotations, especially for soil health. However, many growers of corn and soybean crops know it can be challenging to establish fall-seeded cover crops.


World Wildlife Day 2017: Survey of uncharted Myanmar region finds Southeast Asia’s last great wilderness

Photo credit: Karen Wildlife Conservation Initiative (KWCI).   Yangon, Myanmar (3 March) – The Karen Wildlife Conservation Initiative (KWCI), with financial support from WWF and other partners, have conducted six camera traps surveys in the hill forests of Northern Karen State, Myanmar, previously inaccessible to biologists and conservationists for security and political reasons.  The surveys found at least 31 mammals including tigers, leopards and Asian Elephants.…


Using Complex Inference Networks to identify and understand the ecological interactions in zoonoses

The latest Parasitology Paper of the Month is “Understanding transmissibility patterns of Chagas disease through complex vector–host networks” by Laura Rengifo-Correa, Christopher R.…


Over-half of the world’s curlew and godwit species face extinction from habitat loss and other pressures

A new ground-breaking assessment published today in the journal Bird Conservation International has revealed that loss of habitat could lead to the extinction of a number of species of curlew and godwit, some of which are found in the UK.


Long-term surveys reveal Singapore as the global stronghold of endangered songbird

In a recent study published in Bird Conservation International, authors from The Australian National University and Nature Society (Singapore) found that wild populations of the Straw-headed Bulbul in Singapore have steadily risen over the last 15 years, and may now be the largest in its entire distribution.


Study shows that the jaguar is in much greater danger of extinction than previously thought

A new study published in Oryx shows that the jaguar is in much greater danger of extinction than previously thought.