The Burmese python caught by a team of trackers breaks a record and shows the invasive species surviving in Florida’s ecosystem despite efforts to remove those snakes.
An “unthinkable level of bipartisan support” may just lead to a win for species in peril.
Climate change and rapid population growth are shrinking the lake, creating a bowl of toxic dust that could poison the air around Salt Lake City.
A few years ago, the nation vowed to rid itself of most imported predators. But now some people are asking if that goal is feasible, or worth what it will cost.
The Mekong River is home to enormous and endangered aquatic life. A 400-pound fish’s release shows how some conservation efforts in Cambodia are paying off.
More than 1,200 species of arachnids are part of a largely unregulated global marketplace, according to a new study.
These kelp forests sequester more carbon dioxide than the state’s redwood groves.
Research on past conflicts suggests that the war in Ukraine could have a profound environmental impact.
Bird-watchers love to see vagrants, or birds that have traveled far outside their range. But scientists say they have a lot to teach us in a world facing ecological change.
After settling a lawsuit filed during the Trump administration, the Fish and Wildlife Service granted six permits to bring elephant parts into the country. It may approve more in the coming months.
A major restoration project aims to protect the Jamaica Bay area — and all of New York — by returning salt marshes and sand dunes to their natural states. But will it be too late for the people of Broad Channel?
Reforestation can fight climate change, uplift communities and restore biodiversity. When done badly, though, it can speed extinctions and make nature less resilient.
A legal dispute over enrollment at Berkeley shows how the old ways of enviromentalism won’t cut it in a new era of climate crisis.
For the past 10 years, wolves have been steadily returning to the state after being wiped out a century ago. But not everyone is rolling out the welcome mat.
The company aims to be “carbon negative” by the end of the decade, but its emissions rose sharply in the most recent year measured.
When researchers end their careers, where do their biological collections go?
She fought to protect the wilderness she loved, tangling with developers. One case led to a $4.4 million judgment against her.
Environmental initiatives in the Azuero Peninsula offer hope for the future of a critically endangered subspecies.
Diana Beresford-Kroeger, a botanist and author, has created a forest with tree species handpicked for their ability to withstand a warming planet.
The emerald ash border threatens ash trees that anchor a unique world on the Delmarva Peninsula.
A study of hundreds of bald eagles and golden eagles showed that nearly half of them had chronic lead poisoning.
Scientists used a genetic investigation technique with the aim of helping turn the tide against illicit hauls of ivory and other animal parts.
A federal judge has overturned the Trump-era decision that removed the predators from the Endangered Species List.
A white-headed raptor has been preying on smaller birds in Central Park. It’s come a long way since conservationists affixed aluminum bands to its legs four years ago.
With “MeatEater” on Netflix and a growing roster of podcasts, he is teaching a new kind of hunter about how killing animals can be part of loving nature.
Ownership of more than 500 acres of a forest in Mendocino County was returned to 10 sovereign tribes who will serve as guardians to “protect and heal” the land.
The reef, which is just under two miles long and is in “pristine” condition, was found by a team of divers mapping the ocean floor for UNESCO.
Wolves have thrived since returning to the Northern Rockies. Now they face relentless assault by hunters and trappers.
The fossilized remains of the marine reptile, often referred to as a “sea dragon” and believed to be 180 million years old, were discovered at a nature reserve.
His ambitious, long-running project in Brazil explored the impact of deforestation on animals and plants — and how to deal with it.
The ambitious project to meet a dire need shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strengths and helps explain his popularity despite a weakened economy.
Deep in the Southern Cardamom Mountains, former loggers and poachers have assumed new roles as protective rangers and ecotourism guides. Can their efforts help preserve a vast stretch of wilderness?
The mosquitofish is wreaking havoc on native Australian marine life. In a new study, scientists tried to frighten it with a look-alike of its natural foe.
Our collective efforts can make a huge difference.
Warming oceans are sending the monogamous sea birds farther afield to find food, putting stress on their breeding and prompting some to ditch their partners.
When women lead in conservation, indicators of success often go up — yet they are routinely excluded. Could a group of local leaders in the Philippines provide a model?
An attempt to rebuild a beachfront pool turned into a much bigger story about the threats of erosion and overdevelopment on the island.
The most popular state for tourism in the U.S. endured record wildfires, drought and flooding just this year. “The rate of change has been so dramatic,” says one local scientist. “If I was the California tourism industry, I’d be really worried.”
Carbon sequestration, pollinator habitat restoration and simple composting: An increasing number of the region’s winegrowers are going beyond sustainability. Here’s how to see, and taste, the fruits of their labors.
Gov. Gavin Newsom said it was critical for residents to step up their water-saving efforts as the state ends its second-driest year on record.
In California, there is no escape from global warming for many of the species affected and none for the species causing the problem.
Yunhua Lin and associates had turned Malawi into an ivory, rhino horn and pangolin scale trafficking hub. His prison sentence could aid the fight against poaching.
Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the five winners that each received one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, to continue sustainability and conservation efforts during a ceremony in London.
Sustainability measures that the city and county have taken over decades are paying off. But residents still might have to do more.
The actor and author shares some earthy wisdom from his time spent outdoors and in the woodworking shop.
The sprawling 1,250-square-mile system of water and farmland in Northern California is a four-season destination for watersport fans and home to many riverbank communities.
The growing damage to the world’s biodiversity presents dire risks to human societies.
The animals and one plant had been listed as endangered species. Their stories hold lessons about a growing global biodiversity crisis.
High demand and soaring energy prices have forced some factories to shut down, adding further problems for already snarled global supply chains.
A year after announcing the Bezos Earth Fund, the Amazon founder detailed how some of the money would be spent.