For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change
February 19, 2019, 10:11 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys.
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
January 10, 2019, 12:05 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Extinctions are a wake-up call to protect what's left.
Tree frog with strange claw discovered in remote Andean dwarf forest
January 4, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The newly identified species may already be at risk of extinction due to habitat loss, researchers report.
Mysterious Texas canines have 'ghost' DNA of red wolves
December 26, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Genetic relics from a 'ghost population' of red wolves seem to live on in these coyote-like creatures.
How WildArk is saving biodiversity, one safe haven at a time
December 11, 2018, 9:33 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Placing an emphasis on green corridors, community engagement and environmental storytelling, WildArk wants to make everyone cares about conservation.
Biologists launch 'moonshot' plan to sequence the DNA of every living thing on Earth
November 4, 2018, 10:20 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
That's more than 1.5 million species.
11 startling stats about Earth's disappearing wildlife
October 30, 2018, 2:48 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Our planet has lost 60 percent of its vertebrate animals since 1970, but there still may be time to save the rest.
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
Check out America's newest national park
Bizarre plants delightfully come to life in 'Atlas of Botanic Poetry'
Owl trapped in a soccer net takes flight again