The place where dead eagles are given a new life

Colorado's National Eagle Repository is the only one of its kind in the world.

By Dhruti Shah • bbcnews
Dec. 12, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: wildlife nature eagles birds-of-prey wildlife-conservation birds colorado native-americans

Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy dies at 86

Tributes are paid to the "larger-than-life" TV broadcaster, scientist and conservationist.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 11, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: bbc durham conservation

Grandmother killer whales boost survival of calves

The "grandmother effect" was even stronger with grandmothers that had gone through the menopause.

By Kelsey Vlamis • bbcnews
Dec. 9, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: evolution menopause conservation

US national parks face 'crisis' over invasive animal species

More than half of US national parks are threatened by invasive animals, like pythons and feral pigs.

By Kelsey Vlamis • bbcnews
Dec. 3, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: environment united-states wildlife-conservation conservation

Great auk extinction: Humans wiped out giant seabird

Extinction reconstruction with ancient DNA reveals humans were responsible for the demise of the giant, flightless great auk.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Nov. 27, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: environment conservation extinction birds

New hope for one of world's most endangered reptiles

The discovery of baby crocodiles in a river in Nepal is raising hopes for the future of the gharial.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 19, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: wildlife-conservation conservation crocodiles

Hunters of rare Swiss ibex stir Alps wildlife row

A Swiss region allows trophy hunters to shoot ibex, but the elusive animal remains rare in the Alps.

By Laurence Peter • bbcnews
Nov. 6, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: italy environment switzerland france conservation alps

Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 25, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: nature russia iran kazakhstan wildlife-conservation

National Wildlife Property Repository: The people who take care of dead animals

There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado

By Dhruti Shah • bbcnews
Oct. 24, 2019 ~7 min

Tags:  wildlife  art  wildlife-conservation  fashion  taxidermy  wildlife-trade

Southwest Atlantic humpback whales on recovery path

The population first ravaged by commercial whalers in the 1900s is almost back to where it was.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 15, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: atlantic-ocean conservation

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