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Species conservation and preservation
July 30, 2020
More seals means learning to live with sharks in New England
Seals are thriving off the Northeast coast thanks to decades of protections, and that victory for wildlife has brought a ...
July 30, 2020
Zoo officials apologize for display of African man in 1906
The organization that runs New York's Bronx Zoo is apologizing for racism in the zoo's past, including putting Ota Benga, a ...
July 24, 2020
US mulls endangered status for Nevada plant in mine fight
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says there’s enough scientific evidence that two rare plants in Nevada’s desert could go ...
July 23, 2020
US wildlife agency rejects protections for rare fish species
U.S. wildlife officials on Wednesday rejected special protections for a rare, freshwater fish related to salmon that's been ...
July 12, 2020
Conservation groups upset by North Cascades grizzly decision
The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park in north central Washington state have long been considered ...
July 08, 2020
Rare gorillas in Nigeria captured on camera with babies
Conservationists have captured the first images of a group of rare Cross River gorillas with multiple babies in Nigeria's Mbe ...
July 07, 2020
Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world's most remote reefs
Researchers say a recently discovered species of seaweed is killing large patches of coral on once-pristine reefs and is ...
July 07, 2020
Feds to decide if 2 Mississippi turtles need protection
The federal government says it will decide whether protection is needed for a freshwater turtle found only in Mississippi and ...
June 29, 2020
Roaming mountain lion caught in downtown San Francisco
A young mountain lion that had been spotted sleeping in a planter box along a normally busy street and looking at his ...
June 26, 2020
Lawsuit brewing in fight over game bird in Sierra Nevada
Conservationists are headed back to court to try to force the Trump administration to protect a rare game bird along the ...
June 17, 2020
Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks
The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would spend nearly $3 billion on conservation projects, outdoor recreation and ...
June 12, 2020
Pangolin released into wild under China's new protections
Activists in China have released a pangolin into the wild to celebrate new protections for the armadillo-like animal whose ...
June 06, 2020
Trump allows commercial fishing in marine conservation area
President Donald Trump rolled back protections Friday at a marine conservation area off the New England coast, signing an ...
June 05, 2020
US moves forward with plan to end wild bird protections
The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird ...
May 14, 2020
Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online
Barack and Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey have joined the ranks of famous Chicagoans who are reading children's books in ...
April 24, 2020
Dolphins decide to gamble on QB Tagovailoa’s durability
Because of Tua Tagovailoa’s ability, the Miami Dolphins were willing to gamble on his durability. The Dolphins made the ...
April 07, 2020
Cam Newton feels like 'fish out of water' as free agent
Cam Newton says he feels like a “fish out of a water” being a free agent for the first time in his nine-year NFL career.
March 31, 2020
Florida sheriff seeking tips in 'Tiger King' mystery
It might be the biggest diversion from the pandemic: binge-watching the luridly fascinating Netflix documentary “Tiger King: ...
March 27, 2020
Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has her first post-royal job: narrating a Disney documentary about elephants. Disney announced ...
March 24, 2020
Panthers release quarterback Cam Newton
The Cam Newton era is over in Carolina, as the Panthers released the 30-year-old quarterback after nine seasons. The move ...
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