One of Africa's last 'great tuskers' killed by poachers
June 16, 2014, 12:39 p.m. by Laura Moss
Known for his massive tusks that scraped the ground, Satao the elephant has become the latest victim of the illicit ivory trade.
WildLeaks: The neighborhood watch of the animal world seeks prying eyes
March 3, 2014, 1:27 p.m. by John Platt
The new site is built on the Wikileaks model and allows users to anonymously submit tips and information to help stop poaching.
Drug trafficking leads to massive deforestation in Central America
January 31, 2014, 11:36 a.m. by John Platt
Forests are being slashed to make roads or illegal airplane landing strips.
One of world's rarest plants stolen from London botanical gardens
January 15, 2014, 9:18 a.m. by Laura Moss
The tiny water lily known as Nymphaea thermarum is critically endangered, and its value is cited as 'priceless.'
What gray hair says about your health
Kulning: The haunting, beautiful Swedish herding call that's also a song
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
Map points the way for the ultimate U.S. road trip
Fireflies turn dusk to disco in dazzling time-lapse video
Rare snubfin dolphin photographed in Australia