Facebook billionaire to pay $2.5 million environmental fine for fantasy-themed wedding
June 5, 2013, 2:30 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Sean Parker settles with the California Coastal Commission after failing to obtain the proper permits for structures built near a redwood forest in Big Sur, Calif.
Sea turtles make use of protected areas
April 30, 2013, 2:02 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
The protected areas have supplied scientists with valuable data about nesting habits.
Epic clash: Watch a moray eel battle a sea snake for its life
April 10, 2013, 9:35 a.m. by Shea Gunther
A diver managed to capture an ouroboros clash (look it up) between a sea snake and a moray eel on video. Check it out here on MNN.
Mink babies jeopardized by contaminated food, shelter
April 3, 2013, 10:31 a.m. by Environmental Health News
Since minks are near the top of the food chain, they accumulate large quantities of chemicals over a lifetime.
Remote camera snaps curious tiger cub in India
March 26, 2013, 4:17 p.m. by Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet
The camera is in India's Bhadra Tiger Reserve, a habitat that has seen success in growing the tiger population.
Elephants vanish in Congo reserve
March 1, 2013, 2:35 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The Okapi Faunal Reserve is considering one of the most secure in the Congo, but recent political instability puts the elephants at risk.
Bison could be reintroduced to Alaska
January 24, 2013, 11:05 a.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
Some Alaskans have rejected the idea of introducing an animal listed under the Endangered Species Act for fear that this might interfere with gas and oil lands.
Scientists find thriving population of endangered tapirs in S. America
January 23, 2013, 11 a.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
The tapir population has decreased by more than 30 percent in the last 33 years due to logging and hunting.
Lions face shrinking savannahs in Africa
December 4, 2012, 12:27 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Using Google Earth, scientists were able to pinpoint where humans and lions were crossing paths as the savannah becomes more developed.