Some activists were heartbroken by the drop, but the Mexico head of the World Wildlife Fund said the reduction "is not alarming."…
By Associated Press
A biennial survey conducted by the fisheries arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimated the population of the white whales at 250 to 317, with a median estimate of 279.
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
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
By William Brangham, Rachel Wellford
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.
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.
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