A new national park in Afghanistan offers hope for wildlife and people
March 13, 2020, 12:03 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Local communities played a key role in the creation of Bamyan Plateau Protected Area, a large new national park in Afghanistan.
The world's largest privately owned giant sequoia forest is now protected
February 28, 2020, 4:42 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Alder Creek is home to hundreds of giant sequoias, from seedlings to millennia-old Methuselahs.
One couple in India is buying land — and letting it go wild
February 18, 2020, 3:40 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
They're giving tigers space to breathe in Rajasthan, India.
Once protected as national monuments, these Utah lands now face drilling and mining
February 7, 2020, 4:15 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The areas were part of national monuments in Utah that were dramatically shrunk in 2017.
9 stunning photos capture beautiful landscapes around the globe
February 3, 2020, 1:52 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest highlights winning images from ice to forests.
Florida to buy Everglades land to prevent family from drilling for oil
January 17, 2020, 11:53 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Kanter family's plans to drill for oil in the Everglades had raised concerns.
What you can see on fee-free days at U.S. national parks this year
January 14, 2020, 12:31 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Plus, the fee-free days for wildlife refuges, national forests and more protected wilderness areas.
Mysterious blind 'ghost fish' reveals Congo to be the deepest river in the world
January 13, 2020, 6:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's so deep there could be species lurking in its depths that we've never seen before.
World's largest flower bloom found in remote Indonesian jungle
January 4, 2020, 1:29 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The bloom will only last for about one week before wilting.
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.
Coronavirus pandemic creates an opportunity for penguins at zoos and aquariums
How to eat quince, a forgotten fruit
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
Welcome to Niue, the first country recognized as a Dark Sky Place
5 surprising facts about orcas
Earth just recorded its hottest January in history