At the end of the week, Massachusetts will welcome fiscal year 20-17. As it stands, it looks like state revenues are down about $750 million […]
Even without a warrant, police can enter a home to help an animal in distress. That’s the ruling Friday from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
In desperation to save the rare northern spotted owl, biologists are doing something that goes against their core — shooting another owl that’s rapidly taking […]
The documentary Blackfish made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival when it premiered last January, and got more attention when it was released in theaters over the summer.
At the American Physical Society’s fluid dynamics conference this winter there was a healthy infusion of biology. In between talks on propellers and plane wings, […]
Fewer than 5,000 black rhinos are thought to exist in the wild, and in an effort to preserve the species, the Dallas Safari Club is […]
North American fur is booming. Not in North America, necessarily, but “you can’t keep fur in stock in Russia,” says furrier Greg Tinder. “The higher […]
American pioneers saw the endless stretches of grassland of the Great Plains as a place to produce grain and beef for a growing country. But […]
Scientists have used some new tricks and old dogs to show that thousands of years ago, wolves may have first become man’s best friend in […]
Dogs can pick up emotional cues from another dog by watching the direction of its wagging tail, a new study suggests. In a series of […]
How often do whales clean their ears? Well, never. And so, year after year, their ear wax builds up, layer upon layer. According to a […]
Amid streaks of lightning and startling thunder claps on a recent day, I head out into the middle of the marshy wetlands known as the […]
Of all the world’s birds, perhaps none are more mystical than cranes. From Asia to North America, these tall birds with haunting cries have been […]
Texas has a pig problem. Wild hogs have overrun the state so rapidly that in 2011, Texas allowed them to be hunted all year round. […]