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.
Tree frog with strange claw discovered in remote Andean dwarf forest
January 4, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The newly identified species may already be at risk of extinction due to habitat loss, researchers report.
Why wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'
December 18, 2018, 12:22 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The iconic animals have declined more than 40 percent in 30 years, potentially facing extinction yet drawing little global attention.
Conservationists plant a 'super grove' of redwood trees cloned from ancient stumps
December 17, 2018, 8:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The clones come from trees that were larger than any alive today.
11 startling stats about Earth's disappearing wildlife
October 30, 2018, 2:48 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Our planet has lost 60 percent of its vertebrate animals since 1970, but there still may be time to save the rest.