Road de-icing, industrial activity and other culprits are pushing salt levels in rivers and streams to alarming levels.
By Tim Vernimmen, Scientific American
See photos of O-Six, known as the most famous wolf in the world, as well as as her pack.
By Elizabeth Flock
Around the world, waves of plastic are washing ashore and clogging landfills. Even though plastic pollution is now one of the largest environmental threats facing humans and animals, our appetite for the virtually indestructible material keeps growing. Amna Nawaz and…
By Amna Nawaz, Lorna Baldwin
NEW YORK — Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says.
By Emiliano Rodriguez Mega, Associated Press
By Robert Lennox, Austin Gallagher, Euan Ritchie, Steven J. Cooke, The Conversation
When humans have conflicts with wildlife, the first reaction is often to cull them. But there's little evidence that it works.
By Michael Biesecker, Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press
A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump and his…
By Julia Griffin
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, when two black bears were burned in a California wildfire, veterinarians used a treatment never tried before on animals.
By PBS NewsHour
An Iowa program aims to fix two problems: food insecurity and deer overpopulation. Dubbed Help Us Stop Hunger, Iowa’s Department of Natural Resources has leveraged Iowa’s popular deer hunting industry into more than 10 million meals for the needy. Special…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, researchers are peeking into the lives of animals who are trying to make it in the big city. Using strategically placed cameras, they’re trying to answer how urban life affects wild animals…
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