Everything you ever wanted to know about tumbleweeds
January 2, 2020, 2:47 p.m. by Sidney Stevens
Part cultural icon and part invasive nuisance, tumbleweeds have an intriguing and tangled history.
Catastrophic fires in Australia raise concerns about the future of koalas
December 12, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Rescuers are racing to save koalas as a barrage of bushfires roar across the country.
Noise pollution is a major threat to many different kinds of animals, study finds
November 20, 2019, 11:45 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Species from all over the animal kingdom face serious danger from noise pollution, researchers warn.
Black-throated finch wins 2019 Australian bird of the year
November 19, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The 'subtly stunning' songbird needs attention like this to save it from habitat loss, conservationists say.
They're growing what? Hatcheries expand their mission beyond fish
November 16, 2019, 9:29 a.m. by Mark Davis
Mussels, birds, turtles: these creatures, and more, are living at national fish hatcheries across the nation, courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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.