There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity's existence.
Recent genomic research has prompted a petition that calls for the reclassification of African elephants from one threatened species to two endangered species to protect both from imminent extinction.
Scientists from the California Academy of Sciences are celebrating World Ocean's Day with a slew of brand new marine discoveries—more than 100 species that are likely new to science. The Philippines is home to the most ...
Queensland scientists have discovered two more species of suicidally-sexed carnivorous marsupials and one is already destined for the threatened list.
Staff at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are following the journeys of White-chinned Petrel fledglings as they make their first journeys over the South Atlantic Ocean in search of food. The birds have been fitted with small ...
Authorities in central Mexico have seized 32 liters (8.5 gallons) of food made with Mexican spiny-tailed iguanas, a protected and threatened species in the country, officials said Tuesday.
The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease.
A tiny new millipede has been found which is only known to occur within the city of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
Climbing rats, seabirds and tropical gophers are among the 15 animal species that are at the absolute greatest risk of becoming extinct very soon. Expertise and money is needed to save them and other highly threatened species.
Scientists have discovered a new species of legless amphibian in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains.