animals

George Washington University
Scientists recently identified an infectious cyanobacterium as the origin of vacuolar myelinopathy, a lethal neurological disease in wildlife.
A Fowler's toad resting on beach sand.

A Fowler’s toad rests on the sand in Fire Island, New York. (Skylar Epstein/George Washington University)

George Washington University
Dr. Karen Lips hypothesized that the collapse of the amphibian populations was sweeping through Central America like a wave. So, in order to gather evidence for the theory, she would have to get out in front of this wave. 

(Paulina Oswald/Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
In the time of the coronavirus pandemic, our unfounded fear of bats comes to a head. But they are vital part of a balanced ecosystem.
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
A story about how in the next half century, the biodiversity of the Earth will drastically change.
George Washington University
Shark populations are dwindling at a rapid rate, and it's our responsibility to help.
(Video by Haley Velasco/Medill News Service)
(Video by Haley Velasco/Medill News Service)
Northwestern University
On Aug. 12, events were held worldwide from Nepal to Canada in honor of World Elephant Day, which aims to raise awareness of the plight of Asian and African elephants due to habitat loss and poaching.
Forgotten animals are still disappearing

Forgotten animals are still disappearing. (Luca Silveira/GWU)

The George Washington University
Endangered species are often overlooked as an environmental issue, however this infographic is meant to concisely show why this issue needs attention and how to take action in your day-to-day life.
Creative Fish Tank
Dr. Brian Richmond leads his team at Koobi Fora to discover the biodiversity that surrounded early humans and other hominids, and how early human anatomy was shaped to run.
Elon University
A plea from a turtle named Chuck Norris for you to save the Rainforest.
What can spider monkeys, peacocks, ostriches & sheep tell us about global warming & the climate debate on Capitol Hill?