Federal authorities on Friday added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act, a first for any bees in the United States.
Africa's elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.
Hundreds of horseshoe crabs—known as "living fossils" as they are among the earth's oldest creatures—have washed ashore dead in southern Japan, confounding experts who study the alien-like sidewalkers.
The World Wildlife Fund on Thursday called on Asian states to close their tiger farms to boost efforts against the black-market trade in animal parts.
Gorillas in the wild frequently 'sing' and 'hum' during feeding and adult males call more than their younger or female counterparts, according to a study published February 24th, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by ...
When the Chinese president and African leaders meet this week to bolster economic ties, the elephant in the room will be the trade in ivory—and conservationists want the issue on the table.
Wasting fresh water is a real concern. A recent study conducted with homeowners in central Florida found that, on average, 64 percent of the drinking water used by homes went to irrigation. In the summer months, this percentage ...
Federal biologists will consider increasing Endangered Species Act protections for the northern spotted owl, reflecting the bird's continued slide toward extinction despite steep logging cutbacks in the Northwest forests ...
Now that's a real bird's eye view.
A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery has returned to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group said.