The Mountain Chicken Frog, Are They Breeding ?

by Daniel Nicholson (ZSL) I guess the key question for the recovery of any critically endangered species in the wild is; “are they breeding?”. So...

Rare Frog in California, Oregon One Step Closer to Endangered Species...

The Center for Biological Diversity today reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that requires the agency to determine whether the...

Alligator Snapping Turtle One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection

Alligator Snapping Turtle One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protection Largest Freshwater Turtle in North America Threatened by Ongoing Habitat Destruction Across Midwest, Southeast ST. PETERSBURG,...

New boa species “on its way to extinction” discovered in the...

A team from Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology discovered the silver boa (Chilabothrus argentum) in a remote corner of the Bahamian Archipelago called the...

Endangered Sonoma County Tiger Salamander Gets Recovery Plan

In accordance with a settlement with the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today released a final recovery plan for...

Texas DOT Changes Course, Will Assess Highway Project’s Impacts on ...

In response to a notice of intent to sue filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Save Our Springs Alliance in May, the...

Lawsuit Launched Over Forest Service’s Failure to Protect Rare California...

OAKLAND, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Forest Service for authorizing livestock grazing on...

What are the most popular reptile species in the world?

Researchers mined Big Data to figure out which reptile species are the most interesting to Homo sapiens. There is a longstanding disagreement amongst conservationists about...

Jewels of the Swamp—Adventures with Spotted Turtles

Authored by Houston Chandler and Ben Stegenga On a cool day in mid-March, we waded into one of South Georgia’s many blackwater swamps in search...

A year of fieldwork why do we need it?

September 2015 marked the beginning of the Year of Fieldwork, an initiative launched by the Geographical Association (GA), Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), Ordnance...

Oregon Spotted Frog Gains More Than 65,000 Acres

Oregon Spotted Frog Gains More Than 65,000 Acres, 20 River Miles of Protected Habitat in Oregon, Washington. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today designated...

Meet Houston Chandler, Orianne’s Species Coordinator for Longleaf Savanna Initiative

Authored by Houston Chandler Growing up as the son of two biologists, I spent the majority of my time around various biology departments. Summers usually...