This rare songbird is back from the brink, thanks to the Endangered Species Act
October 8, 2019, 3:10 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The Kirtland's warbler was nearly extinct in the 1970s, but it has finally recovered, conservationists say.
Why we're so fixated on bringing back the woolly mammoth
October 8, 2019, 8:41 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Scientists have been working to resurrect one for years now. How close are we, and should we even be doing it?
This critically endangered skink is getting its own tropical island
September 11, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists are giving the blue-tailed skink of Christmas Island an early holiday gift.
Most Americans support the Endangered Species Act — but that might not matter
August 12, 2019, 1:07 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The law is popular with voters, so why are politicians changing it?
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.
A badly injured leopard beats the odds to make a miracle recovery
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night
Giant whale swims beneath California surfers
How to identify different types of bees
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Something mysterious is syncing the movements of galaxies across the universe