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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Arachnids—even large and aggressive ones like Sri Lanka’s tiger spiders—are important predators keeping ecosystems in check.
Gold mining, fires, and farming have these gorgeous little birds teetering on the edge of extinction.
A new study of critically endangered birds finds a “wave of extinctions washing over the continents.”
I released Misty the Chinese water dragon into the Pennsylvania wild—but don’t be like me. There are other options.
Conservationists and ranchers are teaming up to drain the swamp (literally) so they can kick these invasive croakers out and save the state’s leopard frogs.
A video showing a sea turtle trapped by lava went viral. Now experts weigh in on the eruption’s potential impact on the endangered animals.
These cute little marsupials are taking their country back—well, hopefully.
Sea life of all kinds relies on this feeding and mating frenzy, but the setting for grouper romance has to be just right.
Deforestation and hunting have many of our closest cousins swinging toward extinction.
Apparently they don’t want to hang out with a bunch of noisy, destructive, arrogant, and trigger-happy primates.
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