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By Vanessa Hull, The Conversation
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature estimates that monarch butterfly populations have declined between 22% and 72% over a decade.
By Christina Larson, Associated Press
Devastating floods in South Africa this week, as well as other extreme weather events across the continent linked to human-caused climate change, are putting marine and terrestrial wildlife species at risk, according to biodiversity experts.
By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press
About 30 leaders, government officials and heads of international organizations were to attend, including U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
By Associated Press
A new U.N. biodiversity report card highlights the decline over the past 10 years in fragile ecosystems such as coral reefs and tropical forests.
By Christina Larson, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
A Japanese ship carrying 4,000 tons of fuel has run aground, spilling oil into the Indian Ocean near Mauritius.
By Miles O'Brien
Australia’s bushfires have devastated the country’s wildlife and habitats. Experts say the very existence of some species whose populations were already at vulnerable levels may now hang in the balance. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports from Australia on the country’s…
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome…
By Vicky Stein
Here’s a look at some of the numbers that define the fires burning in the Amazon.
By Christine Adams-Hosking, The Conversation
Koalas are facing serious threats in the wild.
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