Calling all kids to draw (and honor) their favorite endangered species
January 16, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
The 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is open to children in grades K-12.
Romeo, one of the last of his species, will finally meet his Juliet
January 15, 2019, 11:49 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Romeo the Sehuencas water frog desperately needed a girlfriend and a team of researchers found her along with several others.
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.
Proposed mega-development could pose threat to iconic Florida panther
January 7, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
In Florida, not even the state animal is safe from new development.
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.
The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
January 2, 2019, 10:47 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
19 of the 450 remaining whales died from 2017-2018, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
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.
Why wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'
December 18, 2018, 12:22 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The iconic animals have declined more than 40 percent in 30 years, potentially facing extinction yet drawing little global attention.
Conservationists plant a 'super grove' of redwood trees cloned from ancient stumps
December 17, 2018, 8:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The clones come from trees that were larger than any alive today.
Why the black market for cacti and succulents is booming
December 1, 2018, 11:10 a.m. by Tom Oder
Part of the issue is habitat destruction, but the bigger problem is poaching by highly organized global smuggling rings.
Huge numbers of frozen sea turtles are washing up in Cape Cod
November 27, 2018, 10:23 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Rescuers in Cape Cod are racing to save wave after wave of 'cold-stunned' sea turtles.
Conservationists record a 'surreal' encounter with a rare forest rhino taking a mud bath
November 19, 2018, 9:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Only 68 critically endangered Javan rhinos are left on Earth.
Interactive map plots your address over 750 million years of Earth's history
How to use succulents as outdoor annuals
A shelter worker couldn't leave the dogs alone in a storm — so she slept over
5 birds that could steal your toddler
Students in Finland offer a succinct lesson in commuting
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants