Humans aren't even allowed to step foot in this island where the venomous golden lancehead have staked their claim.
As the Arctic sea ice continues to disappear, Beluga whales are running out of food. Beluga whales are classified as a "near threatened" species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Over half of the non-human primate species are facing extinction in the next 50 years, and humans are to blame.
In China's largest raid of animal parts yet, tons and tons of the world's most hunted mammal were recovered.
In yet another battle against a possible loss of a species, nature seems to be at the losing end once more. This time, with one of the world’s most iconic animals, the giraffes of Africa.
Thresher sharks, devil rays and silky sharks are voted to elevate their protection status to Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). These shark species are subjected to demanding shark fin trade that resulted to decline of their populations. By Appendix II, trade of these shark species are legal unless their populations are already unsustainable.
The world's most heavily trafficked (and weirdest) mammal on Earth, pangolins, could be saved from extinction as the UN wildlife conference on Wednesday has approved a worldwide ban on pangolins.
Is it too late to save the world’s oceans? The world is hoping it’s not. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) just passed Motion 53, which aims to name at least 30 percent of the global ocean area “highly protected” by 2030.
Efforts made by Russia's Sakhalin Energy to conserve the endangered gray whales help boost their number by 4 percemt up their population.
NGOs' call for the termination of hunting captive-bred lions have been accepted in IUCN and acknowledged by the South African goverment during the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii.
For so long, the world’s seas have gotten the brunt of the heat – literally. Climate change has heated the ocean to dangerously high temperatures and a recent analysis compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed the disastrous consequences to come, from super storms to change in marine life behavior.
Hawaii received a blow to its conservation efforts during the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in Honolulu as it was revealed how much the country's flora are in danger of disappearing.
The Wildlife Conservation Society announced Sunday at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii that the world's largest great ape, the Grauer's gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri), is now considered as "Critically Endangered" on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
The years of conservation efforts on giant pandas in China have proven successful as these adorable bears have been downgraded from being "Endangered" to Vulnerable" on the Interational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. However, is climate change trumping everything that China has done for the past years?