One of Africa's last 'great tuskers' killed by poachers
June 16, 2014, 12:39 p.m. by Laura Moss
Known for his massive tusks that scraped the ground, Satao the elephant has become the latest victim of the illicit ivory trade.
WildLeaks: The neighborhood watch of the animal world seeks prying eyes
March 3, 2014, 1:27 p.m. by John Platt
The new site is built on the Wikileaks model and allows users to anonymously submit tips and information to help stop poaching.
Drug trafficking leads to massive deforestation in Central America
January 31, 2014, 11:36 a.m. by John Platt
Forests are being slashed to make roads or illegal airplane landing strips.
One of world's rarest plants stolen from London botanical gardens
January 15, 2014, 9:18 a.m. by Laura Moss
The tiny water lily known as Nymphaea thermarum is critically endangered, and its value is cited as 'priceless.'
Dog found tied to a tree with a goodbye note finds forever home
Cleaning may be as dangerous as smoking
Mystery of the pyramids' alignment finally solved by simple shadow trick
Norway's melting ice is revealing priceless ancient artifacts
Fabled 'Gate to Hell' really did kill people — and now we know why
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