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.
Why one Florida panther’s path is a big deal for the species
November 15, 2016, 2:18 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Expanding its range could improve the prospect for the species' recovery.
Jill Pelto's watercolors illustrate the strange beauty of climate change data
November 7, 2016, 6:12 a.m. by Catie Leary
Artist and scientist Jill Pelto hopes to inspire people to take action by imbuing her dreamy paintings with hard scientific data and field research.
Lifelike, but not alive: These animal sculptures are crafted from newspaper
October 25, 2016, 11 a.m. by Catie Leary
Old newspapers gain new life as evocative sculptures that tell a story about the relationship between humans and animals.
The story of modern orangutans in 6 arresting photographs
October 18, 2016, 7 p.m. by Catie Leary
Award-winning photographer Tim Laman explores the lives and culture of orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra.
How a caustic lake in Tanzania became a flamingo paradise
October 18, 2016, 7:32 a.m. by Catie Leary
This salty soda lake literally turns dead animals into calcified statues. Why do lesser flamingos love it so much?