The government proposes the biggest critical-habitat designation ever to protect ringed seals from Big Oil and climate change.

December 11, 2014

Learning the ins and outs of hellbender hanky-panky might help save these giant salamanders from extinction.

December 03, 2014

Tigers, lions, and leopards are among the world’s most beloved animals. So why don’t we treat them better?

November 28, 2014

Four hundred miles from the ocean, rehabilitators are working to save the species.

November 19, 2014

How do you keep a seven-ton elephant out of your garden? Get creative.

November 13, 2014

Cheetahs are famous for how fast they can run, but it’s all the walking they’re doing that’s getting them into trouble.

November 06, 2014

They’re an inch long. There are fewer than 100 left. Is it worth the effort?

October 29, 2014

Ocean acidification could be the ultimate weight-loss plan for fish.

October 26, 2014

Those aren’t tree zits. They’re an epidemic of tiny tree-sapping insects spread by climate change.

October 06, 2014

The Endangered Species Act now protects 22 species of coral. Here are the four freakiest.

September 12, 2014