Why the extinction of nearly 600 plant species in 250 years is a big deal
June 11, 2019, 11:04 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Researchers say the real number is likely much higher.
Drone reveals 'extinct' Hawaiian flower growing on remote cliff
April 24, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The rediscovery of this hibiscus relative in Hawaii illustrates the growing importance of drones in wildlife conservation.
Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived'
March 13, 2019, 8:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Breakthrough is a significant step toward bringing these extinct beasts back to life.
How to stop worrying about cockroaches and learn to love our 6-legged overlords
March 12, 2019, 7:46 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
As long as there are humans, there will be cockroaches.
'Extinct' Galapagos giant tortoise rediscovered 100 years later
February 21, 2019, 2:32 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The last time this tortoise was seen was 1906.
For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change
February 19, 2019, 10:11 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys.
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.
A timeline of the distant, disturbing future of life on Earth
January 4, 2019, 10:59 a.m. by Russell McLendon
If humans are still around millions or billions of years from now, they'll have to deal with supervolcanoes, asteroids and worse.