US museum exhibit to focus on endangered plants

The Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History on Saturday opens an exhibit of pictures endangered, threatened and extinct plants from around the world, officials said.

Agency says shark population is stable

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday that the northeastern Pacific Ocean population of great white sharks is not in danger of extinction and does not warrant listing under the Endangered Species ...

Cambodia battles to save rare Mekong dolphins

The sight of two dolphins twisting playfully in the murky waters of the Mekong river elicits barely stifled squeals of delight from a boatload of eco-tourists.

Researchers discover eight new Thai plant species

Researchers in the Trinity Botany Department's Herbarium, together with Thai collaborators, have just discovered eight species, three subspecies and four varieties of the plant genus Eriocaulon from Thailand, all new to Science.

The Murcian flower has been 'revived' after 100 years

The species of legume known as 'Tallante's chickpea', which has not been seen for nearly a century, has finally been studied in detail. The species is thought to be in critical danger of extinction given that the only known ...

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