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South African Airways Bans All Wildlife Trophies from Flights
Trophy hunters may need to find another flight home, as South African Airlines (SAA) has announced a new ...
May 15, 2015
Europe’s Biggest Animal Bounces Back After 100 Years
European bison (Bison bonasus), or wisent as they are also called, very nearly became real ghosts. Instead, the ...
May 14, 2015
Rare Endangered Species Video for Oil Exploited Park
A compilation of new camera trap videos from Yasuni National Park shows off rarely seen species like the ...
May 14, 2015
Rhino Poaching Rate Rises 18 Percent in South Africa
In the first four months of 2015, poachers killed 393 rhinos in South Africa, the epicenter of the ...
May 13, 2015
Ranger Killed By Poachers in Park Known for Elephant Deaths
On April 25th, poachers shot and killed wildlife ranger, Agoyo Mbikoyo, in Garamba National Park in the Democratic ...
May 10, 2015
Biodiversity Loss and Hunting Leading to Herbivore Overkill
Ten thousand years from now, human historians—or alien ones—may view the current wave of biodiversity loss and extinctions ...
May 3, 2015
Illegal Ivory Trade Alive and Well on Craigslist
As it has become more difficult to buy illegal ivory from slaughtered elephants on places like eBay, Etsy, ...
April 29, 2015
Five Tons of Frozen Pangolins Busted in Indonesia
Five tons of frozen pangolin, 77 kilograms (169 pounds) of pangolin scales, and 96 live pangolins: that's the ...
April 29, 2015
Sumatran Rhino Is Extinct in the Wild in Malaysia
There are no Sumatran rhinos left in the wild in the Malaysian state of Sabah, confirmed Masidi Manjun, ...
April 27, 2015
Camera Traps Catch Rare Amazon Bird Following Peccaries
Renzo Piana, the director of science and research with the Amazon Conservation Association, described the bird as "rare," ...
April 26, 2015
Expert Panel Rebukes Japan’s New Whaling Proposal
Last year, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Japan must halt its whaling activities in the ...
April 16, 2015
Anti-Mining Activist Shot Dead in Guatemala
Earlier this month, environmental activist, Telésforo Odilo Pivaral Gonzalez, was killed by unknown assailants who shot him five ...
April 14, 2015
Lion Trophies Banned in Australia
Last month, Australia became the world's first country to ban the import or export of lion trophies, often ...
April 12, 2015
Elephant Poaching Rate Unchanged—and Still Devastating
New figures show essentially no change in the number of elephants killed in Africa by poachers last year, ...
March 27, 2015
Bizarre Mimicry in the Amazon Rainforest
Meet the cinereous mourner (Laniocera hypopyrra), an ash-colored, Amazonian bird that looks rather hum-drum compared to many other ...
March 25, 2015
The Great Arctic Decline: Another Sea Ice Record Broken
Every winter, sea ice in the Arctic expands, providing vital habitat for birthing seals, hunting polar bears, and ...
March 23, 2015
Gigantic Freshwater Fish Smashes Catch and Release Record
Conservationists and scientists have managed to catch-and-release what could be the world's biggest freshwater fish ever for an ...
March 19, 2015
Honduras Grant Forest Protection After Lost City Discovered
Earlier this month, National Geographic made big news: the discovery of what it called a "lost city" below ...
March 18, 2015
Tiger family photo surprises scientists
In a frigid Russian forest, a camera trap snapped 21 family photos over two minutes. This wasn't a ...
March 12, 2015
Human Impacts Changing Coral Reef Structures
According to the researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and NOAA's Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED), human impacts ...
March 10, 2015
Mexico Finally Gets Serious About Saving The Vaquita
There are likely less than 100 vaquita (Phocoena sinus) on the planet.Found only in the northern pocket of ...
March 5, 2015
How the Sahara Keeps the Amazon Rainforest Going
Scientists have just uncovered an incredible link between the world's largest desert (the Sahara) and its largest rainforest ...
March 3, 2015
Photos: Amur Leopard Population Hits At Least 65
Most of the world's big predators are in decline, but there are some happy stories out there. This ...
February 27, 2015
Kingpin Responsible for Killing 20 Rhinos Caught by Authorities
With the aid of Interpol, authorities have arrested the leader of a rhino poaching gang responsible for killing ...
February 22, 2015
Brand New SeaDragon Species Discovered
For 150 years, scientists have known of just two so-called seadragons: the leafy seadragon (Phycodurus eques) and the ...
February 21, 2015
Endangered Species Rescued…Then Sold to Restaurants
On February 1st, local police seized 42 live Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) from poachers and handed them over ...
February 18, 2015
Malaysia Shocked by Poaching of Rare Banteng
Malaysia's Daily Express recently published graphic photos of poachers in the Malaysian state of Sabah posing proudly with ...
February 16, 2015
Iranian Oil Tanker Switches Destination to Turkey After It Was Headed for Greece
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North Korea Launches Two More Short-Range Missiles Into Sea
UK Consular Worker Simon Cheng Detained in China, Released, Back in Hong Kong
Psychologist Approved Jeffrey’s Epstein’s Removal From Suicide Watch
Trump Hits Back at China With More Tariffs Following China’s Retaliation
Overstock CEO Gave Exculpatory Evidence on Maria Butina to FBI, Her Attorney Says
Court Rules in Favor of Electoral College
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Cancer Treatment
Trump Orders US Firms Out of China After Beijing Sets New Tariffs
CNN Faces Heat for Hiring Fired FBI Official Andrew McCabe as Contributor