Nationwide, various agencies and organizations collect used Christmas trees after the holiday and make use of them in ways that include grinding them for garden mulch or building up sand dunes to prevent erosion. In West Virginia, the Department of Environmental Protection will be collecting Christmas trees to make up fish habitat in local lakes. If you live near there, the trees can be turned in Jan. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Capitol Market in Charleston.
Two species of sea snakes previously thought to be extinct were recently spotted Off the coast Of Western Australia. Scientists from James Cook University suggest that there may still be time to save these species.
The eruption of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano has put Quito rocket frogs at risk of extinction. To help scientists save these iconic frogs, the Amphibian Survival Alliance has launched an adopt-a-tadpole campaign.
A rare Amur tiger named Cinderella, who was originally found in 2012 – orphaned and near death – in Russia has found her fairy tale ending.
Black swans' wariness is partly determined by their genes, researchers reveal in a new study. This could have important implications for releasing captive-bred birds into the wild.
Since 2003, hedgehog populations have been drastically declining throughout the UK. Here's how you can help.
There have been no signs of wild Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia since 2007. Since fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinoceros remain in Indonesia, conservation and breeding efforts are encouraged. The tiger was saved in India by similar strong conservation efforts by government.