10 irreplaceable World Heritage Sites that are on the brink
October 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
These endangered World Heritage Sites, both natural and cultural, could use a helping hand in restoring and preserving their integrity.
Once thought extinct, giant Lord Howe Island stick insects do exist
October 9, 2017, 8:28 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Genome sequencing has confirmed that the rediscovered bugs are in fact Lord Howe Island stick insects.
Ecosystem hidden for thousands of years found underneath calved iceberg
October 7, 2017, 1:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Biologists are scrambling to study these unseen waters and the life forms they may contain.
Pacific walrus denied endangered species protection
October 5, 2017, 11:36 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is not certain that the Pacific walrus will become endangered.
Giant tree rat that dines on coconuts discovered in Solomon Islands
September 28, 2017, 2:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The find corroborates curious rumors about a tree-dwelling creature shared by the locals.
Botanic gardens could save the world's endangered plants — and perhaps us
September 28, 2017, 7:53 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
But more work needs to be done to save the world's most at-risk plants.
Sea turtles may be edging back from the brink of extinction
September 25, 2017, 6:54 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Researchers were surprised to find their numbers surging.
The risk of extinction is highest for Earth's largest and smallest animals
September 21, 2017, 10:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Humans seem to be causing 'a radical shift in the living architecture of the planet,' researchers say.
Snow leopards no longer endangered, but not everyone is celebrating
September 18, 2017, 7:15 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Its population still continues to decline and it still faces a high risk of extinction.
Iowa boy builds tiny house in his backyard
25 of the cutest bat species
Dog stranded by wildfire waits for her family at burned-down home
30 minutes of doing just about anything will extend your life. (That includes you, boomers)
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