Weird subterranean plant not seen in 150 years re-emerges from the underworld
March 4, 2018, 12:10 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
This is the first photograph ever taken of the bizarre and mysterious species.
The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
March 1, 2018, 10:32 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
17 of the 450 remaining whales died in 2017, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
The Eastern cougar has officially been declared extinct
January 25, 2018, 4:07 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The eastern cougar has not been spotted in the wild for over 80 years.
Human-sized penguins once waddled around New Zealand
December 13, 2017, 2:31 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
This 5-foot-7 penguin weighed at least 220 pounds and speared fish with its sizable beak.
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.
Why we should accept our ecological state for what it is, not what we want it to be
October 1, 2017, 2:27 p.m. by Tom Oder
Ecologist Chris Thomas, author of 'Inheritors of the Earth,' asks readers to look at what we gain through environmental losses.
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.
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night
Sometimes, a cat just walks into your life and asks to be saved
5 homemade lip scrub recipes
1,000 rescued mutts live the life at Costa Rica's 'Land of the Strays'
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
The Great Sparrow Campaign was the start of the greatest mass starvation in history