Just because we can, doesn't mean we should. A new paper discusses the practical implications of de-extinction.
As we come to terms with the idea that ecosystems are dynamic, we are faced with a new challenge: conserving what changes.
The concept of nature is abstract and ambiguous. The definition of nature we embrace, whether consciously or not, will ultimately shape the future of conservation and society at large.
Megafauna extinctions have deeply offset natural ecosystem balances, which could be restored through the introduction of non-native species.
How to deal with an ever increasing human population?
The use of lethal removal in wildlife management may be losing stakeholder support
What's the fuss about conserving nature? It can be pinned down to the invaluable benefits that we derive from it, but there's also a strong moral case for it