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.
Living near a coast is linked with better mental health, study suggests
October 7, 2019, 8:26 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The benefits of 'blue space' may be especially important for lower-income communities, researchers say.
It's a record season for sea turtles in Georgia, even with a hurricane
October 3, 2019, 2:33 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Dorian destroyed sea turtle nests along the coast, but it's still a record year for the threatened species.
The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest may soon be protected
September 20, 2019, 11:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Alder Creek is home to hundreds of giant sequoias, from seedlings to millennia-old Methuselahs.