Audubon — In the 1920s, ornithologist Althea Sherman was horrified to find House Wrens poking holes in the eggs of their neighbors. But is the bird a “demon,” as she claimed?
Audubon — Pathologists documented the first death of a loon in New England from avian malaria. Here’s how they got from corpse to diagnosis.
National Geographic — A mysterious disease has been killing ducks and eagles in Florida’s wetlands, and endangered snail kites may be its next victims.
Slate — Fixing climate change isn’t the only thing we can do to help the reef recover.
Audubon — In the past 40 years, Carl Jones saved nine species from going extinct. Now he’s sharing his methods so that others can follow suit.
Audubon — Saltwater seeping from a nuclear power plant underscores the need to restore the Everglades’ natural water flow.
Hakai — In the Australian outback, researchers are pitting small endangered marsupials against feral cats to see if they can force evolution’s hand.
Audubon — It’s hard to blame the birds for choosing junk food in human cities and landfills over thousand-kilometer flights. But will it hurt them in the long run?
Hakai — Lime juice is a cheap and easy way to exterminate crown-of-thorns starfish.
Hakai — Dawn is heralded as the best detergent for cleaning oiled wildlife. But in most countries, you can’t buy it at the store.
Audubon — Bigger storms caused by rising seas will flood seabird nests long before their colonies are actually submerged—and albatrosses may be too stubborn to adapt.
Hakai — Where the Red and Arabian Seas meet the Indian Ocean, coral reef fish interbreed at the world’s hybrid hotspot.