Contribute Now
NOVA | Wild Predator Invasion | Science & Technology | WMHT
  • Click to contribute to WMHT
  • Click to make/update a sustaining contribution to WMHT
  • Click to join the WMHT e-news mailing list

NOVA | Wild Predator Invasion

Posted by WMHT Web Editor on
Wild Predator Invasion Preview Can we return apex predators to their natural environments without endangering humans?

Watch Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 9pm on WMHT TV.

A growing number of scientists are discovering that removing top predators from the wild has thrown ecosystems off-kilter, triggering domino effects that scientists are just beginning to understand. NOVA follows scientists who are trying out a simple but controversial solution: returning apex predators — like coyotes, bears and panthers — to their natural environments. Can these newly introduced predators restore the natural balance of their ecosystems without threatening the humans who live among them?

Phylogenetic trees can tell us where medical problems come from, and how to fight them.

PBS Nature News

Newt Mating in the High Sierra | Web Exclusive

The post Newt Mating in the High Sierra | Web Exclusive appeared first on Nature.

Mapping the Drought | Web Exclusive

For California, the last five years have been the hottest and driest in more than a century. As a result, the Carnegie Airborne Observatory was launched to monitor...

NOVA scienceNOW News

Five Reasons to Eat Insects

Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.