Legal experts say it will be difficult for Trump's EPA to undo this latest step
Some predators are attracted to the food in bird feeders, and end up targeting nestlings, too. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Competition between older female orcas and their adult daughters when they can breed simultaneously may cause the matriarch to enter menopause.
The country is gearing up to get rid of rats, possums, stoats and other invasive predators by 2050. Is it a pipe dream?
Population plunges almost 90 percent since 1990s; the species is seen as a key pollinator of blueberries, tomatoes and wildflowers
Migratory birds might soon find that they are unable to find the best food stopovers along their route
These maps show the “threat hotspots” around the world where consumption in the U.S. and Japan impact endangered wildlife.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on January 4, 2017. It is a Nature Video production.
Shorebird populations have shrunk by 70% across North America since 1973, and the species that breed in the Arctic are among the hardest hit
There are three big factors that contribute to the sustainability of our individual and collective diets—and one or two of these often gets overlooked
The new tool, which divides water masses into precise categories, could help in conservation planning
What to expect for climate change, health care, technology and more under the new administration
The ban will shut the door to the world's biggest end market for poached ivory
Paleontologist-turned-politician Richard Leakey leads the charge in Kenya's war on poaching
Genetically engineered coral, electronic wildlife sniffers, sand mines and more
Researchers climb 300 feet to the tops of thousand-year-old trees to analyze how they are faring
In areas where the white-nose syndrome fungus has been around for awhile, little brown bats seem to have found a way to limit the disease damage.
Freezing the genetic technology would have been a disaster, scientists say; activists plan to renew the fight
With too much ice in some places and not enough in others, Canada’s Peary caribou is struggling. But new findings could aid recovery efforts
US government proposes introducing wolves to Isle Royale as population dwindles
The new rule requires companies to avoid mining practices that may pollute streams and drinking water sources, restore streams, and promise to return mined areas to their original form