The duck-billed mammal is currently listed as Near-Threatened on the IUCN Red List.
Despite a storied past, falconry in the Mediterranean archipelago nation fell into decline. But a recent revival offers a thrill to visitors, who stand to play an integral role in efforts to protect the peregrine falcon.
The reports are unconfirmed but park officials have launched an investigation following eyewitness accounts and other evidence that "strongly suggests" a pack of wolves are living in Colorado.
William Perry Pendley, the acting director of the Bureau of Land Management, has been asked to step down or be removed from his position by a coalition of 91 groups who say he has demonstrated his "lack of fitness to lead it."
Knowing an animal's normal lifespan is hugely important for conservation efforts, but it's harder to find out than you'd think.
An English conservation group responded angrily to the news that three baby seals died after people refused to heed the warnings of experts who suggested they should not interact with the animals.
The Trump administration's U.S. Forest Service has allowed Canadian mining company Midas Gold to write their own environmental assessment for a controversial proposed gold mine in Idaho, according to The Associated Press.
Researchers found concentrations of mercury among lions in coastal populations were three times as high as those in inland areas.
Researchers in Iran were given sentences for up to ten years after being arrested on charges of being American spies.
Trackers went "crazy" over the weekend, says OCEARCH, a marine conservation nonprofit, as great white sharks migrated from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico for the winter.
For animal species to survive climate change, they will have to genetically adapt or shift their ranges—or both.
"The tourism industry, desperate to maintain tourist numbers, is looking beyond the natural beauty of the reef because it's not quite what it was," said dive operator Tony Fontes.
As corporations shift to focusing on environmental and social sustainability, Intrepid Travel is ahead of the curve.
The Pangolin, quite possibly one of the strangest and most unique animals in the world, is on the verge of extinction.
President Donald Trump has eviscerated the Endangered Species Act at the worst possible time for wildlife and the planet. And humans will ultimately pay the price.
Despite public outcry, canned lion hunts are still big in South Africa and the perpetrators often hide under the conservationist umbrella.
A post-mortem examination conducted by the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Programme suggests the animal was killed deliberately.
The duke dismissed the idea that environmental damage is a necessary by-product of economic growth.
Botswana has the largest elephant population on the continent and has traditionally been seen as a safe haven for the animals. However, poaching appears to be rapidly increasing.
Plant extinctions endanger other organisms, ecosystems and the ability of humans to survive on our planet.
Get up close and personal with endangered pachyderms at these ethical elephant sanctuaries.
Researchers predict that the average total body mass of mammals will drop by 25 percent over the next century.
"At restaurant tonight waitress asks if we want straws. Says she has to ask now in fear of THE STRAW POLICE," Nunes tweeted to his 380,000 followers.
Today some 500,000 bison have been restored in over 6,000 locations.
Sometimes his royal highness even leaves nuts for squirrels in his jacket pockets.