Japan announced Tuesday that it plans to cut its annual whaling quota in the Antarctic by two-thirds in a bid to convince international opponents that this practice is for scientific purposes.
Yawuru Country Managers and an experts from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) say that they have found compelling evidence that the Spectacled hare-wallaby, and threatened species which had been feared locally extinct , is back in Roebuck Plains, Australia.
When experts first noticed hundreds of harbor porpoises washing ashore on beaches in the North Sea with horrible gashes and slash marks, no one predicted that cuddly grey seals would be guilty, according to a new study.
Lava can't stop Turkey Day! Officials have declared that the Pahoa village road in Hawaii will soon be open once more, clearing the way for Thanksgiving travelers as they drive right by a now-becalmed lava flow.
A stray dog managed to survive a 430-mile journey through the Amazon rainforest, following an adventure race team all thanks to one meatball.
Planning on heading out to meet relatives this Thanksgiving? You might be in store for some nasty weather and even delays, according to satellite imagery from NASA and the NOAA.
This guy is far more than your average tree hugger. Peruvian actor, artist, and environmental activist Richard Torres just married a tree for the third time in his life. It was, no doubt, a sappy occasion.
A new report from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has revealed some absolutely shocking statistics about the illegal trade of live and endangered animals on the web, revealing just how bad things have gotten with this difficult-to-track industry.
A new bird species was discovered in Indonesia, but what's remarkable about this finding is that it comes 15 years after having first observing the bird in the wild, according to a new study.
It has been estimated that there are a mere 3,000 wild tigers left in all the world. Even as conservationists and international officials scramble to see these animals saved, they often overlook one underlying threat. Tiger farming is driving a demand for exotic products that condemns these majestic hunters to a life as glorified livestock.
A group of researchers and environmentalists are seeking help for eastern hellbenders by filing a petition Thursday seeking endangered species protection in New York for the salamander species.
Mirroring the sentiments of countless climatologists and past studies, the World Bank has released a new report that details how increasing "extreme weather" is unavoidable in the wake of climate change. According to the report, this extreme weather will still increase in prevalence despite international efforts to mitigate the causes of this change.
A hoard of 500 dead sea lions was mysteriously found recently on a Peruvian beach, leaving scientists puzzled.
Numerous cold-stunned sea turtles, among them the critically endangered Kemp's ridley, were saved from frigid waters off the East Coast on Thursday.