300 new species -- including an inflatable shark -- discovered
June 27, 2011, 3:55 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Scientific survey in the Philippines ranged from mountain tops to coral reefs.
Remote Antarctic island is 'richer in biodiversity than the Galapagos'
May 29, 2011, 9:18 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Once believed to be an 'inhospitable lump of rock,' South Georgia Island is now thought to harbor more biodiversity than the wildlife-rich Galapagos.
Ancient sea monsters lived undetected for 30 million years
May 26, 2011, 10:01 a.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Ancient sea predators survived multiple epochs in history by living on the bottom of the sea floor.
Cash for corals (or why a piece of pristine coral is like a $20 bill)
April 19, 2011, 1:52 p.m. by Chris Turner
For more than a century, a key tenet of environmentalism has been that you can't put a price tag on nature. An emerging body of scholarship suggests the best way to preserve biodiversity might be instead to assign it a dollar value.
Cost to identify all unknown animals: $263 billion
March 21, 2011, 11:51 a.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Scientists who specialize in insects and invertebrate are also needed to help catalog the world's animals.
More reason for Christmas kisses: New mistletoe found
December 20, 2010, 3:01 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
The new mistletoe topped the list of the year's top botanical discoveries, along with a new orchid and a new eggplant.
How to build a more sustainable China, one animal at a time
October 12, 2010, 12:31 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy spent four years developing a blueprint for conservation in China. The director of the program explains that it can succeed thanks to support from some powerful people.