Florida manatees can survive for at least another century

In great news for manatees, researchers predict that the gentle 'sea cows' will endure for at least another 100 years as long as threats...

44 viable eggs found of one of the most endangered turtles on the planet

With fewer than five female Burmese roofed turtles remaining in the wild, the discovery and protection of two viable egg clutches is cause for...

Tigers, leopards and wild dogs found living in surprising harmony in Indian reserves

A new study finds 3 carnivores that usually avoid each other at all costs have found smart ways to peacefully co-exist. There may be no...

Imagine a world reliant on robot bees to roam the fields and meadows

Welcome to your dystopian nightmare installment #4692. Mother Nature has spent a very long time perfecting the ways in which things work together to ensure...

Trump delays listing bumblebee as an endangered species

Protection for the beleaguered rusty patched bumblebee was set to begin on February 10. Jeez, the bees just can't get a break. Pollinators are being...

Sea turtle hatchery in Nicaragua pays poachers for eggs

Communities in northwestern Nicaragua are rallying to save the critically endangered hawksbill turtle. In the northwest corner of Nicaragua, there is a large estuary called...

Bringing back extinct species – continuing progress towards restoring the Aurochs

Early conservation efforts failed to save the wild aurochs, a massive horned bovine that once roamed across Europe and Asia. The last aurochs died...

Only 7,100 cheetahs left on the planet

Huge decline surprises scientists who say that the world’s fastest land animal won’t escape extinction unless urgent conservation action is taken. You’d think that being...

Short doc film 'Trophy' reveals senselessness of British Columbia's grizzly bear hunt

Hundreds of grizzlies are killed for sport every year in Canada's westernmost province, and this could spread to the U.S. too. Learn the horrifying...

Super sexual centenarian tortoise single-handedly saves his species

Tortoise sauve! The randy 100-year-old Galapagos tortoise has sired over 800 babies. Only 50 years ago, there were a mere 14 hooded tortoises (Chelonoidis hoodensis,...

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Judge won't stop construction of Dakota Access pipeline.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge declined Tuesday to temporarily stop construction of the final section of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline,...

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Conservative civil war brews over climate policies.

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