Mammals Are Dying at an Alarming Rate Even in Unpolluted Forests
Scientists made maps to show how mammals in an intact habitat still face major pressures from human hunters.
Cops Finally Caught a Woman Who Killed Hundreds of Elephants for Their Ivory
Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants.
Someone’s Lost Vacation Photos Turned Up in Leopard Seal Poop
Come get them.
Famously Huge Great White Shark, ‘Deep Blue,’ Feasts on Dead Sperm Whale in Hawaii
Shark experts were thrilled to see the iconic shark in Hawaii this week.
The 'World's Loneliest Frog' Finally Has a Mate
A male Sehuencas water frog, thought to be the last of his kind, will be bred with a female recently caught in the wild.
The Government Shutdown Has Halted Wildlife Conservation and Research
Between the loss of revenue and the lack of staff, important wildlife conservation work done by the National Park Service has been put in jeopardy.
Rotting Whale Carcasses Are Bringing Risk of Shark Swarms to Australian Coast
The government of Western Australia revealed that a historic number of dead whales littered its beaches this year.
Billions of Ocean Nanoplastics Can Get Lodged in Sea Creatures in Only a Few Hours
A new study looked at a more realistic concentration level of tiny plastics like the kind we see in the ocean, and found the pieces quickly get lodged in animals’ tissue.
The Amazon Is Worth $8.2 Billion if It’s Left Standing, Study Shows
Keeping the rainforest in tact would preserve $8.2 billion of annual revenue in the economy, but Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro may be dazzled by short-term gains.
The 'Beast of Gévaudan' Killed Hundreds in 18th Century France. What Was It?
Records from the time attributed hundreds of deaths to a mysterious beast creature that may have been a wolf, a lion, or something else entirely.
As Ocean Predators Recover, Humans Need to Learn to Coexist
It’s great that sharks, whales, and sea otters are bouncing back in some marine areas. But it may also increase human-wildlife conflicts.
Environmental Groups Have Sued the Trump Administration 93 Times Since Inauguration
From freedom of information requests to substantial challenges to policies, conservation groups are using legal muscle in a big way.