How protecting the okapi could bring income, sanitation, health services, and security to a remote area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

December 13, 2019

A new report finds that huge shipments of shark fins are smuggled through U.S. ports on the way to their final destinations.

November 20, 2019

The people of Papua New Guinea treasure feathers from the Pesquet’s parrot for use in ceremonial headdresses. But the practice could be driving the birds to extinction.

November 15, 2019

Scientists have coaxed Atlantic pillar corals to spawn in captivity for the first time—a breakthrough that could save the species from extinction.

October 28, 2019

How Brazil’s blazes are devastating for these big cats—and for so, so, so much more.

October 01, 2019

Scientists respond to an Associated Press article that paints black vultures and turkey vultures as “flying fiends.”

September 06, 2019

The nation’s departure from the International Whaling Commission was followed immediately by the slaughter of two minke whales.

July 18, 2019

Pollution and the overdrawing of groundwater threaten to wipe out several species of subterranean salamanders.

July 11, 2019

A new practice of harvesting olives at night leads to grim mortality statistics for migratory birds in southern Europe.

June 26, 2019

After millennia of migrating to and from the sea, Chinook salmon disappeared from California’s San Joaquin River 65 years ago. Now they’re trickling back.

June 14, 2019