For the first time in the U.S., bees have been placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act.
By Rebecca Oh
The giant panda has been taken off the endangered species list after decades of conservation efforts. But the Eastern gorilla was added.
By Gretchen Frazee
Southern California’s tranquil Coachella Valley has long been an environmental battleground. Home to 27 endangered and threatened species, the valley has also seen enormous population growth, with residents projected to double in the next 20 years. But a government plan…
By PBS NewsHour
As conservationists struggle to save endangered species, a litter of adorable puppies -- and the secret behind their birth -- might provide a helpful breeding tool. The puppies, born in July, are the first successful examples of in vitro fertilization…
By PBS NewsHour
Federal wildlife officials announced Thursday that the West Indian manatee, which once drifted close to extinction, will be reclassified as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.
The National Institutes of Health has decided that it will no longer allow its chimpanzees to be used for biomedical research for human health. NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports.
Manhattan's concrete jungle was briefly taken over by a menagerie of real wildlife on Saturday night, as giant projections of endangered animals were ceremoniously splashed across the Empire State Building.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Cecil was the leading attraction of the national park in Hwange, Zimbabwe, until the 13-year-old lion suffered a grisly death at the hands of hunters earlier this month, according to a report by the Guardian.
Go to any zoo that boasts having a giant panda, and you’ll see their cute faces plastered on everything from T-shirts to key chains. But imagine going to the zoo and being welcomed with a banner featuring a big ol’…
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