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February 01, 2020
Descendants of extinct tortoise species found in Galapagos
Conservationists working around the largest volcano on the Galapagos Islands say they have found 30 giant tortoises partially ...
January 15, 2020
Rare video shows 5 mountain lions together in California
Five California mountain lions were seen together on home surveillance video in a rare gathering of the notoriously solitary ...
January 04, 2020
Iran's popular Gen. Soleimani became an icon by targeting US
For Iranians whose icons since the Islamic Revolution have been stern-faced clergy, Gen. Qassem Soleimani was a popular ...
December 27, 2019
Court upholds creation of national monument in Atlantic
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld former President Barack Obama's designation of a federally protected conservation ...
December 21, 2019
White Sands monument re-designated as US national park
President Donald Trump's signature on defense legislation enacted by Congress means White Sands National Monument in southern ...
December 19, 2019
Sage grouse slow Kanye West's Wyoming building project
A imperiled bird has slowed Kanye West's plans to construct a building on his ranch in Wyoming. West seeks to build a large ...
December 18, 2019
$1.5M agreement permanently keeps Utah trail open to hikers
A Utah farming family has reached an agreement with land officials allowing permanent access to a portion of private land ...
December 15, 2019
Preservation or development? Brazil’s Amazon at a crossroads
Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt ...
December 14, 2019
Documents: Mining company writing own environmental report
Documents show the U.S. Forest Service allowing a Canadian company to write a key environmental report on its proposed ...
December 06, 2019
Cowboys for Trump group now says sand wasn't from monument
Iconic gypsum sand that the group Cowboys for Trump had said was from White Sands National Monument in New Mexico and was ...
December 03, 2019
Research team to take fresh look at delicate artifacts
Sandals and baskets that have withstood the ravages of time will be among the perishable artifacts analyzed by a team of ...
November 21, 2019
Study: Yellowstone bison mow, fertilize their own grass
A study of grazing in Yellowstone National Park found that bison essentially mow and fertilize their own food. This allows ...
November 21, 2019
2 insect species classified as threatened as glaciers melt
The continued existence of two species of insects is in doubt because climate change is melting away the glaciers and ...
November 12, 2019
Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought
More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe's parks agency said on Tuesday, and a mass relocation of ...
November 06, 2019
Correction: Trump-Native Heritage Month story
In a story Nov. 5 about Native American Heritage Month, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Nathan Wright is Sioux
November 03, 2019
Time ticks away at wild bison genetic diversity
Evidence is mounting that wild North American bison are gradually shedding their genetic diversity across many of the ...
October 31, 2019
US House OKs protections near historical park in New Mexico
Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon.
October 28, 2019
Park Service drops new rules for protests in Washington
The National Park Service has withdrawn a proposal that critics complained was designed to stifle protests near the White ...
October 28, 2019
Review: 'Classic Krakauer' is pure adventure and risk
"Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk," Anchor Books, by Jon Krakauer The essays are older — primarily from the ...
October 25, 2019
Australia's iconic rock Uluru scaled by final climbers
Nature seemed to be siding with indigenous Australians' demand for Uluru to be respected as a sacred site on Friday when high ...
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