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'¡Viva la Tortuga!' illustrates how environmental protection for sea turtles can also create economic opportunities for people.
With roughly half of all turtle species at risk of extinction, conservationists say now is a crucial time to stick out our necks for these ancient animals.
After crowdsourcing very helpful advice from her friends and family on Facebook, our food blogger and her sons rescue a bird and take him to safety.
From a sheep that brought a baby elephant out of a deep depression to natural enemies that snuggle down together for every nap, these 10 heart-wrenching relationships are incredible and unforgettable.
A videographer in the Galapagos Islands uses his tripod to record an up-close encounter with a tortoise. Check out the otherworldly video for World Turtle Day.
The purpose of the dark stripe over the eyes of this newly discovered insect remains a mystery to scientists.
Poachers steal the eggs from beaches and sell them as aphrodisiacs, despite the eggs being potentially harmful to humans.
To maximize their chances of survival, these insects mimic plant leaves and even other bugs to hide from predators.
The snake weighed in at a hefty 128 pounds and an alarming 18 feet, 8 inches long.
The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program combines technology and biology to train bottlenose dolphins to find sea mines, enemy divers and even artifacts.
Decades after Croatia's war for independence, tens of thousands of mines remain hidden in the soil.
Crime experts recommend battling poverty levels, erecting more fences and increasing awareness of poaching.
The invading ants are wiping out native species, but scientists say their spread can be contained.
Industrial hog farms all over the country are being hit by a wave of thick gray explosive foam bubbling up from waste pits. And no one knows why it's happening.
Which species do we save and why?
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.