The cub had a live birth and a social media following — everything, it seemed, but a name. Until now.
In their spare time, two Silicon Valley developers aided conservationists in developing artificial intelligence to help keep track of individual bears.
A group of Staten Island residents concerned about climate change is challenging the project.
Climate change is shifting the habitats of endangered species and requiring conservation scientists to think outside traditional park boundaries.
The scheme involved thousands of flying squirrels that were captured in less than three years and were exported to Asia, the officials said.
Botanists have laid out evidence that dozens of North American trees, herbs, plants and shrubs have gone extinct since European settlers arrived.
Kyle Burgess, 26, encountered an adult mountain lion while trying to take a video of her cubs. For nearly six minutes, he retreated backward on a hiking trail, keeping his eyes and his phone trained on the cat.
Returning strategic parts of the world’s farmlands to nature could help mitigate both climate change and biodiversity loss, a new study found.
Some coronavirus vaccines rely on a shark-based product, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get immunized.
A new rule in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, requiring artists to include hunting themes in their submissions, has raised eyebrows and objections in the duck painting community.
Is dining on nature’s predators an act of environmentalism — or just a new way for humans to bend the world to our will?
Under international pressure to do more to address global warming, Xi Jinping made a surprise commitment to drastically reduce emissions. Now comes the hard part.
Some conservationists accepted the explanation provided by Botswana’s government, but others raised doubts.
Conservation efforts have saved up to 48 mammal and bird species since 1993, but scientists say much more is needed to stem biodiversity loss.
Scientists have rebuilt the population of Burmese roofed turtles to nearly 1,000 individuals and counting.
Bringing back the top predator to Argentina’s wetlands could restore the health of an entire ecosystem. But inducing five felines with troubled pasts to hunt, and mate, is not easy.
“Vesper Flights” is a collection of essays exploring the connection between humans and the world at large.
Even during a pandemic, we cannot get the white shark out of our minds. Despite the rare attack, experts say humans have little to fear.
We usually think of insects as meals for vertebrates such as frogs. But arthropods may turn the tables more often than you think.
When forests and woodlands don’t provide a respite from the heat, these primates find cooling centers in their arid landscape.
The move toward opening the Pebble Mine has surfaced a rare dispute between Donald Trump Jr. and his father’s administration.
In “Owls of the Eastern Ice,” Jonathan Slaght recounts his quest to track down the elusive Blakiston’s fish owl, a journey that will push him to the edge of endurance.
Steve Searles kept the bears in check in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., but quit his post after the coronavirus epidemic led to cuts in the town’s budget.
American paddlefish and Russian sturgeon were not supposed to be able to create hybrid offspring. Surprise!
Myanmar’s conservation ministry is considering captive breeding of as many as 175 threatened species, including tigers, Irrawaddy dolphins and rare birds that exist only in the wild.
The decision by a federal appeals court protects about 700 bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from being hunted.
Some conservationists say the recent die-off in Botswana could be natural, but others expressed more concern.
After a concerted reintroduction effort two decades ago, the state is now home to the largest population of elk east of the Mississippi. The animals’ home: reclaimed coal mines.
Gambling on shark migration patterns could raise awareness, some experts say. But it could also fuel the animals’ reputation as mere entertainment.
Rescued from Australia’s fires, a small fleet of wild platypuses is launched back into their wetland home and into an uncertain future.
Poaching of the big cats is on the rise, and a new study links their slaughter to corruption as well as investment from Chinese companies.
Using tiny sensors and equipment aboard the space station, a project called ICARUS seeks to revolutionize animal tracking.
Five hundred species are likely to become extinct over the next two decades, according to a new study.
Scientists have produced data that shows the range of an enigmatic short-eared canid species that has yet to be widely studied.
The country is home to most of the world’s wild tigers, and wildlife authorities announced steps to protect them.
After my wife and I both lost our jobs, we diligently conserved our resources — until we didn’t. Then a splurge brought us back to life.
Three organizers from the first event in 1970 remind us that we still have a lot of work to do.
One of the world’s most spectacular primates has become a symbol of conservation in Brazil, where an overpass is being built over a major highway to keep the species going.
Threatened and endangered animals may become additional casualties of the pandemic.