WASHINGTON — Long the bane of gardeners and unwary motorists, soaring deer populations are also nuisances for airports and threats to pilots, especially at this time of year, according to aviation and wildlife experts.
Sixty-eight elephants in one of Africa’s oldest national parks – Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo – have been slaughtered in the past two months by poachers who attack with chain saws, grenades and guns, according…
By Justin Scuiletti
A total of 367 new species have been discovered in Southeast Asia, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund.
Dead birds covered in black oil have been spotted on the shores of Galveston, Texas since Sunday’s oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico.
Ecuador Exposes Rain Forest and its Inhabitants to Oil Extraction Effort…
As news broke that the oil leak had been halted at least for now, work continued to help rescue the diverse wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Bearden reports from the Louisiana coast.
By Sarah Clune, Lea Winerman
For AP photographer Gerald Herbert, the story of the oil spill in the Gulf is personal. A New Orleans native, he worked for years out of Washington, D.C., covering Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. But just after he…
Since the oil leak in the Gulf erupted more than a month ago, Associated Press photographer Gerald Herbert has as been documenting the people and places at the center of the disaster.
As BP engineers continue attempts to stem the Gulf oil leak, Tom Bearden reports on the implications for the wildlife along Louisiana's fragile coast and the attempts to protect the ecosystem from heavier oil.
BP crews launched a long-awaited operation to stop spewing oil at the source by pumping heavy drilling fluids into the massive leak. . Jim Lehrer talks to Greg McCormack, director of the Petroleum Extension Service at the University of Texas,…
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