Brazil’s agriculture minister wants to scrap endangered marine species list

It's having a negative effect on the fishing industry, he claims.

Grandmother, grandfather among rare whales who’ve died in 3 weeks

Already suffering a perilous decline, the deaths of 4 North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this month doesn't bode well...

Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever. Link to full source:...

10 magical places saved by endangered species

In our efforts to save animals at risk of extinction, we've saved some extraordinary places as well. Link to full source: 10 magical places saved...

Playground for giant manta rays discovered in the Gulf of Mexico (video)

For the first time ever, a nursery for endangered ray pups and adolescents has been discovered – giving researchers hope to learn more about...

‘Sides of a Horn’ reveals the human cost of rhino poaching

New short narrative film strives to deepen the global discussion around the illegal wildlife trade.

Slice of paradise created for critically endangered toad-headed turtle

A 297-acre property in rural northern Colombia will become the first and only reserve for the conservation of the Dahl’s toad-headed turtle.

Wolf howls, Mother Nature claps (video)

The howl of magnificent Zephyr at NY's Wolf Conservation Center gets Mother Nature's attention.

Critically endangered mountain gorillas show impressive population increase

Mountain gorillas have become the only wild apes whose population numbers are known to be improving.

In last-ditch effort, scientists create embryos of almost extinct rhinos

There are only two northern white rhinos left, and they are both female; but now scientists have created two viable embryos and there is...

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