There are plenty of reasons to fight against deforestation - climate change, loss of animal habitat and destruction of indigenous ways of life - but there’s one reason that you may not have considered.
Need a jolt of real, live cuteness to brighten up a dull work day? London Zoo has just the thing for you. In a groundbreaking partnership with Google and British regulators Ofcom, the Zoological Society
This past weekend a mass of 35,000 walruses congregated on a remote Alaskan beach - and now authorities are concerned that the animals could stampede. This would put many of the animals at risk of death
The World Wildlife Fund's annual Living Planet Report surveys over 10,000 representative populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. The 2014 report has just been released and it shows
Is that a turtle in your pants or are you just happy to see me? Canadian Kai Xu was caught last month while attempting to smuggle 51 turtles across the border by stuffing and taping the turtles down his
Three years later and the world has slowly returned to normal after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster, but the frightening consequences just keep on going. Scientists have found that
Some days the grocery store is more arresting than you might expect. For Twitter user @wadaitweet, the sight of a whole, shrink-wrapped and frozen suckling pig at a supermarket in Japan was Tweet-worthy.
Yellowstone National Park just announced plans to kill up to 900 bison this winter in an effort to control the size of the park's herd. Any animals that stray from the park over the winter months will be
A former police officer was convicted of three felonies after killing a beloved bull elk in Border, Colorado. Sam Carter was on duty in the Boulder area on New Year’s Day 2013 when he shot and killed an
Are we approaching the end of fish? It's been widely reported that at current fishing levels all commercial stocks of wild-caught fish will have collapsed by 2050. But there's hope - New Dutch investment