The plan would regulate world trade in giraffe parts, including hides, bone carvings and meat, while stopping short of a full ban. It passed 106-21 with seven abstentions.
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
The plan affects 1.4 million acres on federal public lands, including 74 national wildlife refuges, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said.
By John Seewer, Associated Press
Officials say the first golden eagle in Yellowstone National Park to be fitted with a tracking device has died. Scientists suspect the adult female may have eaten carrion containing lead bullet fragments.
By Associated Press
Road de-icing, industrial activity and other culprits are pushing salt levels in rivers and streams to alarming levels.
By Tim Vernimmen, Scientific American
By Elizabeth Flock
See photos of O-Six, known as the most famous wolf in the world, as well as as her pack.
By Amna Nawaz, Lorna Baldwin
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 Emiliano Rodriguez Mega, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says.
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…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.