Stimulus funds help whooping cranes at Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge
December 8, 2009, 4 p.m. by Phil Kloer
Wildlife refuge in St. Petersburg, Fla., gets $13,000 to repair and maintain habitat for endangered birds that fly in for the winter.
Expedition to the Raja Ampat Islands: One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish
December 8, 2009, 11:55 a.m. by Nature Conservancy
Imagine swimming through a cloud of brightly colored fishes of all shapes and sizes -- and trying to count them.
Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkey
November 25, 2009, 12:52 p.m.
Video: In keeping with annual White House tradition, President Barack Obama pardons Courage, the turkey.
White House turkey pardon preview
November 25, 2009, 10:31 a.m.
Video: On Nov. 25, 2009, one lone turkey will walk the hallowed halls of the West Wing ... and leave a free bird.
Japan resumes whale hunting, claims scientific motive
November 20, 2009, 12:33 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Japanese whaling ships head to Antarctica for what the government calls scientific research, as activists continue to fight the practice.
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