Bumble bee to receive helping hand from Endangered Species Act
September 22, 2016, 12:52 p.m. by Catie Leary
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service calls for conservation efforts to protect the beleaguered rusty patched bumble bee.
12 adorable animals that could soon be gone from the wild
September 20, 2016, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Love them now, because they're going to disappear unless we provide some immediate TLC.
6 things to know about Earth's 6th mass extinction
September 15, 2016, 1:11 p.m. by Russell McLendon
At least five similar die-offs have happened before, but this is the first in human history — and the first with human help.
Threatened loggerhead sea turtles are nesting in record numbers
September 7, 2016, 11:28 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The loggerhead population was in decline for decades, but Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas are reporting a record number of nests in 2016.
Rare aquatic cats that fish with their paws are on the brink of extinction
August 22, 2016, 6:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers have launched a mission to find the Javan fishing cat, the rarest cat in the world.
Channel Island foxes removed from the endangered species list
August 11, 2016, 5:45 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Several tiny fox species on the islands off California have bounced back after more than a decade of conservation efforts.
Researchers on the hunt for adorable rodent thought extinct for 113 years
August 10, 2016, 8:31 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The Santa Marta Toro, assumed for a century to be long gone, is now the subject of a new investigation.