The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
December 14, 2017, 8:23 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
17 of the 450 remaining whales died in 2017, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
Why scientists want you to take a picture of the spider that freaked you out
December 11, 2017, 4:57 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Your fuzzy roommate could be a scientific treasure.
The U.S. just revealed its recovery plan for Mexican gray wolves
November 30, 2017, 2:36 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The proposed plan may not do much to save the wolves, according to environmentalists.
Trump hits pause on decision about import of elephant trophies
November 18, 2017, 9:29 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The news comes on the heels of the formation of a Department of the Interior council on international wildlife.
Marine experts dash to Alaska to help save orphaned baby beluga
November 7, 2017, 4:02 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Team helps with feeding, veterinary care and even playtime.
Newly discovered Sumatra orangutan species is already endangered
November 6, 2017, 8:51 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Tapanuli orangutan is a new species of ape that solves a DNA mystery.
Tequila production can make or break the lesser long-nosed bat population
October 30, 2017, 10:16 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The lesser long-nosed bat may make history as the first bat to be removed from the Endangered Species List.
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.