The interior least tern population has increased tenfold since 1985, to more than 18,000.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The Trump administration's decision to consider costs when protecting endangered species could hurt monarchs, which compete for habitat with soybean and corn farmers.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Humans rely heavily on pollinator bees to sustain food production globally. But for decades, the insects' population has declined, in part because of pesticide use. If the die-off continues, it will have huge economic and public health consequences for people.
By William Brangham, Rachel Wellford
It’s estimated that there are fewer than 4,000 tigers remaining in the wild today, compared to roughly 100,000 in the early 1900s. More tigers now live in captivity than in the wild, and many of those live in so-called “tiger…
By Christine Adams-Hosking, The Conversation
Koalas are facing serious threats in the wild.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The Trump administration plans to ease restrictions on oil drilling, mining and other activities that could encroach on the bird's habitat.
By Rebecca Oh
For the first time in the U.S., bees have been placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act.
By Gretchen Frazee
The giant panda has been taken off the endangered species list after decades of conservation efforts. But the Eastern gorilla was added.
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…
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