Legislation follows a string of U.S. actions to combat the illegal wildlife trade.
The victims come from the Marsh Pride, a family of lions living in the Masai Mara National Reserve in southwest Kenya.
First, 11 elephants were killed in Hwange National Park and 3 in Matusadona National Park. On October 26, the parks authority announced that another 22 had been poisoned and killed in Hwange.
It’s not just the polar bear. Animals and plants in Earth’s other extreme environment—the desert—are endangered by rising temperatures.
An island nation in the Pacific Ocean that's smaller than New York City has created an ocean reserve that's bigger than California.
Among wild cats, clouded leopards are increasingly coveted—and bred in captivity—for commercial purposes, according to a new study from University of Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit.
Inspired by the Japanese art of kirigami, researchers at the University of Michigan have created a lattice-like cell that can stretch like an accordion, allowing it to tilt along the sun's trajecto
To biologists’ delight, the Azuay stubfoot toad, believed to be extinct after its last sighting in 2002, has just leapt back to life.
Pending U.S. rules would make quiet cars louder, but new research shows that the hum of engines and tires can ruin the avian dining experience.
Bhutan is home to an amazing 103 wild tigers—an increase from a previous estimate of 75 that was not based on actual field surveys—according to the country’s first-ever tiger survey released on Glo
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