The French government on Thursday gave the green light for the cull of dozens of wolves in mountainous areas where sheep are under sustained attack.
Sentinel-3 gives us a nearly cloud-free view of France and the surrounding countries.
Part of the Italian island of Sicily is pictured in this false-colour image from the Sentinel-2A satellite.
Federal officials on Tuesday rejected greater protections for four species including the rabbit-like American pika, which researchers warn is disappearing from areas of the Western U.S. as climate change alters its mountain ...
People commonly perceive mountain ranges as jumbles of pyramid-shaped masses that steadily narrow as they slope upward.
UPV/EHU researchers have studied the geographical distribution and way of life of the Alpine long-eared bat and have found that this species is of an alpine type—the only one among bats. The UPV/EHU researcher Antton Alberdi ...
National parks and other protected areas offer hope for threatened species at a time of plunging wildlife numbers, conservationist group WWF said Tuesday, but their success has not been universal.
Heriot-Watt scientists have discovered new populations of deep-sea corals growing on the slopes of the UK's highest underwater mountain, a site recently added to the list of Scotland's new Marine Protected Areas.
Mount Kenya, the second-highest mountain in Africa, is pictured in this image from Japan's ALOS satellite from 25 February 2011.
Albania said Tuesday it will ban all hunting for two years to protect animals threatened with extinction.