There are only three wolves left in Michigan's Isle Royale National Park, making scientists concerned for the survival of this lone group, new research finds.
Europe is home to nearly 2,000 bee species, and yet a stunning 10 percent of them are currently facing the threat of extinction, with another 50-or-so species expected to face the same threat in the near future. This is even as pollinator populations around the world, consisting primarily of bees and butterflies, continue to dramatically decline - a significant worry for conservationists and agricultural experts alike.
As if polar bears don't have enough problems, not only are they suffering due to climate change-related sea ice loss, but now new research indicates that pollution is giving them brain damage.
A record 6,063 manatees were spotted in Florida this winter during the state's annual aerial survey, announced the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC).
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being sued for its alleged failure to protect the monarch butterfly, a species that has gained significant attention as its numbers decline across the country, reports announced Friday.
While recovering wolf populations have long been driving the debate between conservationists and livestock owners, what about coyotes? The states of Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina are helping researchers conduct surveys in order to study southern coyotes and how they manage to coexist with humans.
Rare amur leopard populations have doubled in Russia, the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) announced Monday, showing that this species on the brink of extinction is determined to make a comeback.
Since the days of the Mayans, Incas and Aztecs we've come a long way. At least, that's what we used to think. But new research has shown that ancient and modern cities are more alike than we previously thought, and work in much the same way.
After being nearly wiped out from existence, the American bald eagle is no longer endangered, researchers report, as populations of this national symbol continue to soar. However, wildlife officials are taking this good news with a grain of salt, as it appears the majestic birds are not completely in the clear.
The population of giant Pacific octopus in the Puget Sound has long been ill-studied by scientists, so the Seattle Aquarium decided to conduct a unique octopus census to better assess the health of these ocean giants.
Monarch butterflies, which have recently been facing severe habitat loss in the United States, are slowly making a comeback, showing conservationists that they are down, but not out.
Scientists may have finally solved the mystery of the extinction of Easter Island society, now blaming it on environmental constraints, according to the latest research.
Large carnivores like the gray wolf, brown bear, lynx and wolverine are swiftly gaining ground in Europe, after the densely populated continent hunted and displaced them to near extinction a century ago, a new study says.
With elephants and rhinos getting all the attention with their dwindling numbers, Africa's other iconic animal, the giraffe, is going unnoticed. Giraffe numbers have dropped 40 percent in the last 15 years, a fact that has flown under the radar until now.