1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says
A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100
In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
Thousands of Poisonous Toads Have Overrun a Florida Town
Warm weather and heavy rainfall sparked a massive breeding cycle for the invasive toads.
The Plan to Seed Life on Alien Planets
The 50th anniversary of "Earthrise" is the perfect opportunity to think about sending Earth's life to the stars.
The Researcher Documenting Life in Earth's Most Biodiverse Ecosystem
Diego Mosquera shares the lush Ecuadorian Amazon with the world through camera traps, social media, and academic research.
The Marine Biologist Using Big Data to Protect Ocean Wildlife
Douglas McCauley works with tools like Global Fishing Watch to engage the public in the future of the oceans.
The World Spent $14.4 Billion on Conservation, and It Actually Worked
Between 1992-2003, that investment led to a 29 percent decrease in the rate of biodiversity decline.
Sea Life Is Suffocating in a 'Dead Zone' the Size of New Jersey
Sea life could be unable to survive in thousands of miles of ocean.
Two-Thirds of Wild Animal Populations Could Be in Decline by 2020
A new WWF report looks at land, ocean, and freshwater species around the world.
Yosemite National Park Used to Be 30 Percent Bigger
Since the early 1900s, one-third of Yosemite National Park has disappeared.
Geneticists Want to Bring the Great Auk Back From the Dead
The great auk could live once more, but is that such a good idea?
The Olympic Mascots Represent All the Animals Brazil Has Displaced
The dark truth about Brazil's happy mascots.