In a settelment with Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed Endangered Species Act protection for the western glacier stonefly, according to the press release by the Center. Along with the westen glacier stonefly, another stonefly species called meltwater lednian stonefly, is also proposed for additional protection.
It turns out that humans are not as bad as they think to be. Hurting each other is not something that is genetic but most likely because of factors such as changes in social environment.
Arguably the world's most trafficked animal, the cute and strange pangolin, has officially moved up to Appendix I of CITES, which states that all trades involving the animals in Appendix I are prohibited. This momentous decision is welcomed by different wildlife organizations as they have been supportive of pangolin's cause.
A new research suggests that despite dog's uncanny ability of detecting illnesses, identifying lung cancer is not one of them.
A 17-year-old surfer survived from an attack of a great white shark. The incident happened last Monday at Ballina's Lighthouse Beach in Australia, which incidentally is the same beach where a Japanese surfer was mauled by a shark last year.
Baby lobsters will not survive if waters continue to warm, according to a recent study from the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.
Rapid urbanization, profit and empty malls are paving the way to set-up animal exhibits in Chinese shopping malls, leaving these exotic animals endemic in cold places are finding themselves out of place.
The dangerous superbug called Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can now be transmitted to humans by consuming or even handling contaminated poultry, a new study reveals.
A new study suggests that dogs may prefer praise and social rewards more tha treats and foods if given a choice.
Help arrived earlier than expected, things are now back to normal for these Russian meteorologists.
A new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that there is an association between the salmonella outbreaks and the rising trend of keeping chickens as pets.
Dutch National Police have thought of fighting hostile drones by letting trained eagles snatch it away.
When the environment that surrounds them is too "noisy," bats shift their gears and adapt by using their secondary sense: echolocation.
Studies revealed that Diego, a Galapagos giant tortoise, fathered almost 40 percent of the young offsprings released in the wild on Española Island in the Galapagos Islands. His sexual exploits may just save his species from extinction.