Alaska's wildlife: 16 photos to make you appreciate untamed places
January 11, 2013, 5:12 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
We're celebrating a handful of Alaskan species, from the mighty grizzly to the Harlequin duck.
Python Challenge: Hunters descend on Florida Everglades to catch giant invasive snakes
January 10, 2013, 4:14 p.m. by John Platt
The hunter who kills the most snakes can win $1,500.
7 resolutions for a better planet
January 4, 2013, 6 p.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
Mother Nature took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to share her thoughts on how to improve the situation here on Earth.
Walking catfish and demon bat are among 126 newly found species
December 20, 2012, 9:45 a.m. by LiveScience
A demonic looking bat and a fish that can move on dry land are among the 126 new species of animals discovered this year in the highly diverse Mekong region in Asia.
Obamadon: Ancient, extinct lizard named after President Obama
December 17, 2012, 10:37 a.m. by John Platt
What, you don't see the resemblance?
New species sit on museum shelves for 21 years
November 19, 2012, 1:46 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Species may go extinct in the wild while the specimens that might have identified them languish unstudied by scholars.
Bird extinction rates on the rise
October 10, 2012, 1:56 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Habitat destruction in forests is the main cause of recent, and poses the great threats to currently endangered birds.
Gruesome parasitic wasps surprisingly diverse
October 8, 2012, 11:25 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The large number of wasps within the Central and South American forests indicates that they play a significant role in the breaking down of dead wood.
New 'Green Lists' will highlight conservation success stories
October 5, 2012, 1:43 p.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
By providing examples of what some countries are doing well, the World Conservation Congress hopes to provide models for other countries to emulate.
Half of Great Barrier Reef lost in past 30 years
October 1, 2012, 3:10 p.m. by Katharine Gammon, LiveScience
Cyclones, coral bleaching and hungry starfish are destroying the Great Barrier Reef.
Human population may eventually become homogenized
September 19, 2012, 10:03 a.m. by Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries
Evolutionary biologists predict that the global human population will eventually become homogenized and will all look like mixed-race Brazilians.
Bolivian park dubbed one of most biodiverse places on Earth
September 12, 2012, 6:13 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet
The Wildlife Conservation Society has named Madidi National Park in Bolivia as the most biologically diverse place in the world.