A Pennsylvania man was indicted after allegedly illegally importing a species of fish that "can move across land" with the potential to "wipe out the native species that inhabit freshwaters of the United States."
State and tribal governments will manage protections for the species once the new classification goes into effect.
Official estimates suggest that there are fewer than 80 of these rhinos left in the wild.
Whale Safe has been launched to help shipping companies avoid collisions with whales along busy paths.
The fungus infects amphibians, causing irreversible damage to their vital functions and death by heart failure.
The clip shows the man riding on the back of a whale shark, which is an endangered species.
Ocean sunfish are the heaviest bony fish in the world, weighing as much as 5,100 pounds.
Sharks have been found to be "functionally extinct" in nearly one in five reefs surveyed as part of a new study done by researchers from the conservation organization Global FinPrint.
"Mexico is still sitting on its hands while vaquita after vaquita dies in fishing nets," said Sarah Uhlemann from the Center for Biological Diversity,
"When humanity exterminates species of other creatures, it is sawing off the limb on which it is sitting, destroying working parts of our own life-support system," said biologist Paul Ehrlich.
Crustaceans emit a wide array of sounds underwater, like many other marine animals.
"I am honored to welcome our canine friends back to Colorado after their long absence," Colorado Governor Jared Polis said.
Eighty of the 96 known harlequin toad species are considered endangered, critically endangered or extinct in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List.
Invasive species are now a "huge" issue in national parks and the problem is "far, far worse now" than it was twenty years ago, researchers say.
Critics say that the traps "inhumanely and indiscriminately" kill thousands of animals every year, posing a danger to endangered species, domestic pets and even humans.
The Chattanooga Zoo has announced that it's successfully hatched a critically-endangered turtle. Three more are expected to hatch soon, said a zoo spokesperson.
After numbers that nearly placed them near extinction due to commercial hunting, Southwest Atlantic humpback whales have made a comeback that has returned them to their pre-hunting days glory.
"The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes that bring suffering and death to some of our nation's most vulnerable wildlife," the author of a new report said.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently designated Southern Mountain Caribou as an "endangered species"—except, in the lower 48 states, they're technically already extinct.
Richard Sheridan and another Irish national purchased a libation cup made out of a protected rhinoceros horn from an auction house in Rockingham, North Carolina.
"Our thoughts are with the people and biodiversity in this tragedy," Diana Bell—a professor of Conservation a Biology—said
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
Development is great, but at what price?
"Secretary Bernhardt has worked his entire career to weaken wildlife protections for the sake of more drilling and mining."
Activists lose long-running battle over 138-acre development on Miami-Dade's pine rockland.
There are 18 animals on the WWF's critically endangered list.
Some of the trees are thought to be at least 200 years old.
OR-7 has inspired activists worldwide. His 17 pups have moved across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Unwittingly, he has done more for his species than any other wolf.