Coronavirus pandemic creates an opportunity for penguins at zoos and aquariums
March 19, 2020, 11:55 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Penguins are getting a chance to explore facilities that are closed to human visitors due to COVID-19.
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.
Locusts swarm East Africa, Middle East with worst plague in decades
March 10, 2020, 11:08 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The locust plague already poses an 'unprecedented' threat to food security, and could still grow 500 times larger.
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.
Feeding bluebirds might help them in a surprising way
February 6, 2020, 1:45 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Extra food seems especially helpful early in the breeding season, according to a new study.
White House proposes no penalty for 'incidental' killing of migratory birds
February 4, 2020, 8:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The move would weaken the century-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
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