The once hopelessly polluted Anacostia River is making a comeback
January 3, 2017, 7:34 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Krista Schlyer is photographing the people, wildlife and landscapes of America's 'forgotten' river.
Americans are quietly preserving 56 million acres of private land
December 20, 2016, 8:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
U.S. landowners voluntarily protect more land (and water) than all national parks in the lower 48 states, a new census shows.
How tiny wasps could save the Christmas Island red crab from invasive crazy ants
December 15, 2016, 7 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Conservationists are hoping for a Christmas (Island) miracle.
Why wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'
December 8, 2016, 10:54 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The iconic animals have declined more than 40 percent in 30 years, potentially facing extinction yet drawing little global attention.