The North Atlantic right whale is in serious trouble, researchers report. Fewer than 366 of the endangered whales are left on the entire planet .
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~5 min
Polar bears have captivated artists' imaginations for centuries, but what they've symbolized has changed over time
Do you see a fearsome predator? A fragile icon of impending extinction? What these arctic giants have stood for in art has continually evolved.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~10 min
Presenting accounts of technological success in captive lion breeding against the backdrop of rapidly diminishing wildlife loss lets humans off the hook too easily.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~6 min
A "genetic rescue" involving the mating of different subspecies may offer the best way to save increasingly fragmented tiger populations.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
By only focusing on preserving the genetic purity of a species, conservationists risk the extinction of isolated populations.
Feb. 19, 2021 • ~8 min
A project in Edinburgh is aiming to boost numbers after a drastic decline in the bird's population.
Feb. 13, 2021 • ~2 min
These extraordinary fish, which are a type of ray, are vanishing in many countries due to overfishing.
Feb. 12, 2021 • ~3 min
Blue whales may be at a bigger risk than previously thought of getting entangled in fishing nets.
Feb. 9, 2021 • ~3 min
The male Brookesia nana, or nano-chameleon, was discovered on Madagascar and is the size of a seed.
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~2 min
Contrary to current perceptions and forest management strategies, wildfires may actually benefit populations of spotted owls.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~6 min