The vast Amazon forests store enormous amounts of carbon that help moderate temperature, but a new study shows that this carbon-storing capacity is being threatened by over-hunting.
Selina Heppell, an OSU conservation biologist, has been named the first woman to head the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in its 80-year history.
OSU faculty submitted an application to the federal Drug Enforcement Administration seeking permission to conduct research on industrial hemp.
A new study has documented the loss of roughly 50 percent of the bird species in five Willamette Valley sites – yet at the same time, recorded almost the same number of new species.
Oregon State University is ranked third by College Factual in its ranking of “Best Places to Study Natural Resources and Conservation.”
Wildlife ecologist Sue Haig was in Namibia when Cecil the lion was killed in nearby Zimbabwe - an event that became a teachable moment for her and 35 African students in her wildlife class.
OSU’s three statewide public service programs received a boost from the Oregon legislature with $14 million additional funds.
OSU researchers are studying Oregon's population of 200 "resident" gray whales that hang out off the coast throughout the summer.
A new analysis confirms that the Blue Rockfish (Sebastes mystinus), a rockfish sought by anglers primarily off the California and Oregon coasts, is actually two separate and distinct species.
OSU researchers have patented a new strain of a succulent red marine algae called dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly
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