Asian elephants are 10 times more endangered than African savanna elephant and facing a new serious threat. Poachers are taking the skin of Asian elephants in Myanmar and turning it into ruby red jewelry.
By Nsikan Akpan
After the world's last male northern white rhino died in Kenya two weeks ago, scientists are hoping in vitro fertilization with the last two females can save the subspecies from extinction. The government is also using the rhino’s death as…
By Zachary Green
The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday.
By Tom Odula, Associated Press
This dolphin and whale graveyard may hold the secrets to cetacean lifestyles.
By Rashmi Shivni, Teresa Carey
One of the world’s most endangered species, the sea turtle, is under threat from human encroachment and poaching. But a conservation biologist has developed a strategy that could help save them. By placing 3D-printed eggs with GPS trackers in nesting…
By Rashmi Shivni
For half a century, more than 80 percent of wars occurred within biodiversity hotspots. Scientists knew war forced animal populations to decline, but they didn't know the extent--until now.
By John R. Platt, Scientific American
The entire Hendrix’s liveforever species could be wiped out by a single tractor.
By PBS NewsHour
In eight years, President Obama has permanently banned oil and gas drilling on hundreds of millions of acres of federally owned land and used his executive power 29 times to create new national monuments. William Brangham speaks with The Washington…
This year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards honored humorous moments captured in animal photography.
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