A spotted hyena has been sighted in a Gabon national park for the first time in 20 years, conservationists said Friday, the latest large predator to have returned to a region where many had gone locally extinct.
About 40 percent of northern Malaysian Borneo's carbon stocks exist in forests that are not designated for maximum protections, according to new remote sensing and satellite mapping from Carnegie's Greg Asner and his colleagues.
A new study has found that dogs can greatly aid conservation efforts in finding rare species by smelling out their poo.
A baby white rhino has made his first foray into the spotlight, galloping into a public enclosure at Singapore Zoo after being given a name—Oban, which means "King" in the African Yoruba language.
There are precious few species today in the biodiversity hotspot of Madagascar that scientists can trace directly back to when all of Earth's continents were joined together as part of the primeval supercontinent Pangea.
In 1999, a routine study for a pipeline in Tazewell County, Virginia, led to a surprising discovery. Researchers spotted tiny minnows with a black stripe and yellow fins, similar in size and skeletal structure to the Laurel ...
Alabama has some of the highest diversity of freshwater snails in the world, but many snails are at high risk of extinction.
Strategic delays in conservation efforts could be the key to protecting more species according to researchers at The University of Queensland.
Many people have heard bee populations are declining due to such threats as colony collapse disorder, pesticides and habitat loss. And many understand bees are critical to plant pollination. Yet, according to a study led ...