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January 22, 2020
Images of starving lions in Sudan zoo spark global concern
At an impoverished, forlorn zoo in Sudan’s capital, the park's few remaining lions are starving in rusted cages — their ribs ...
December 31, 2019
Fake frogs in school dissections eliminate gross-out-factor
It's a rite of passage in schools across the U.S.: frog dissection. Sometimes it happens in middle school, sometimes in high ...
December 24, 2019
Sea World Orlando to change killer whale show in 2020
SeaWorld Orlando says it will begin 2020 by changing its centerpiece killer-whale show. The Orlando Sentinel reports the ...
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 13, 2019
California becoming most restrictive state for riding crops
Jockeys riding in California wouldn't be able to strike a horse to make it run faster or be allowed to whip in an overhand ...
December 12, 2019
California commission lists yellow-legged frog as endangered
There’s new hope for an endangered California frog that has vanished from half of its habitat. The state Fish and Game ...
November 25, 2019
Florida school finds alternative for frog dissections
No frogs were harmed in the making of a Florida high school’s science class. J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey ...
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 18, 2019
Correction: Tribe-Whaling story
In a story Nov. 14 about the Makah Tribe’s effort to resume whaling in Washington state, The Associated Press reported ...
November 06, 2019
Buckingham Palace: Queen's new outfits won't use real fur
Buckingham Palace says new outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use real fur. The palace said Wednesday the ...
November 04, 2019
Tragedy strikes Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita despite reform
The Breeders' Cup and Santa Anita came within 220 yards of staging a safe weekend of championship racing. It all came down ...
October 31, 2019
Actor James Cromwell arrested at Texas A&M regents protest
Actor James Cromwell and another man have been charged with disorderly conduct after police said they disrupted a meeting of ...
October 24, 2019
Alaska's Iditarod joins a new global sled-dog-racing series
Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has joined a new global partnership billed as the World Series of long-distance ...
October 17, 2019
Iditarod changes tack, will meet with animal welfare leader
The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's ...
October 15, 2019
Conservationists seek protection of California Joshua trees
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change ...
October 13, 2019
Correction: California-New Laws story
In a story Oct. 12 about a California ban on the sale and manufacture of new fur products, The Associated Press erroneously ...
October 08, 2019
Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list
The federal government said Tuesday it will remove the Kirtland's warbler from its list of protected species, finding the ...
October 04, 2019
South Africa seizes large illegal shipment of lion bones
South Africa says an illegal shipment of lion bones weighing 342 kilograms (754 pounds) has been seized at Johannesburg’s ...
September 28, 2019
Bill to blunt Trump environment policy vetoed in California
Engaged in environmental battles with the Trump administration on multiple fronts, California Gov. Gavin Newsom angered some ...
September 26, 2019
McDonald's takes a nibble of the plant-based burger
McDonald's is finally taking a nibble of the plant-based burger. McDonald's said Thursday that will sell the PLT, or the ...
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