Nevada flower listed as endangered at lithium mine site

A Nevada wildflower was declared endangered at the only place it's known to exist—on a high-desert ridge where a lithium mine is planned to help meet growing demand for electric car batteries, U.S. wildlife officials announced ...

Whitebark pine that feeds grizzlies is threatened, US says

Whitebark pine trees can live more than 1,000 years, but in just two decades more than a quarter of the trees that are a key food source for some grizzly bears have been killed by disease, climate change, wildfires and voracious ...

Lyrebirds are losing their voices due to continued habitat loss

A new study led by Western Sydney University has found that Albert's lyrebirds are negatively impacted by continued habitat loss, with variation in song diversity indicating declining population health and the need for conservation ...

Quality, not just quantity, matters in '30 by 30' goal

A global deal to protect nature and the benefits it provides to people will be negotiated during the United Nations COP15 biodiversity conference that begins today (Dec 7) in Montreal, with a key target of the new biodiversity ...

Global wildlife summit approves shark protections

Delegates at a global summit on trade in endangered species on Friday approved a plan to protect 54 more shark species, a move that could drastically reduce the lucrative and cruel shark fin trade.

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