Photo of the Day

ANWR landscape
April 20, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is linked to the GOP's tax overhaul plan.
A golden lion tamarin perches on a branch with an infant on its back.
April 19, 2018, 10:44 a.m.
A new wildlife corridor in Brazil's Atlantic Forest will help animals like the golden lion tamarin thrive in its preferred environment.
Smoke and fog envelops the Hong Kong skyline
April 18, 2018, 1:28 p.m.
Air pollution falls behind high blood pressure, smoking and poor diet as a leading cause of death.
A lesser long-nosed bat pollinates a cross section of a saguaro cactus flower. Photo by Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation International.
April 18, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
There were once less than 1,000 of them left in Mexico and the U.S.
A Mary River turtle swims through water
April 17, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
The Mary River turtle ranks No. 29 on the Zoological Society of London's list of Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered reptiles.
the first polar bear to be born in the UK in 25 years
April 16, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
'Suddenly I saw a small, fluffy bundle next to her and had to pinch myself to check I wasn’t seeing things.'
Kirtland's warbler, Setophaga kirtlandii
April 16, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
The Kirtland's warbler was nearly extinct in the 1970s, but now it's fully recovered, conservationists say.
An aerial view of the dam of Vilarinho da Furna on Homem River in Portugal
April 10, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Portugal predicts that renewables will satisfy its mainland electricity needs by 2040.
People wait for the bus in the snow on March 21, 2018 in New York City
April 9, 2018, 12:01 p.m.
Since winter seems unwilling to cooperate, the police department in Depew, New York, is placing winter under arrest.