Although loved and admired around the world, the rhinoceros is an animal in peril. One of the last and largest remaining megafauna, the rhino is a relic of a time when magnificent mammals ruled the world.
The National Park Service operations budget has been cut 80 percent or nearly $190 million, in the last 4 years alone, but that's not enough for a group backed by the Charles G Koch Charitable Foundation.
After 40 million years roaming the earth, the rhinoceros has reached a point where it is classified as "critically endangered"—the Western black rhino was declared extinct, and only one, single Northern
Nutella: It's the stuff dreams are made of. OK, well, it's really just amazing on toast -- and almost everything else, but according to Segolene Royal, the ecology minister of France, the use of the palm
All fish are cold-blooded, right? Not anymore, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries' Southwest Fisheries Science Center. NOAA researchers published a paper in
Between 1976 and 2013, a small village in the Solomon Islands killed 15,400 dolphins--for their teeth. Prized for use as jewelry, currency and even bride price, the teeth fetched about $0.70 a piece in
1. Don't Drive
I know, I know. At face value, this doesn't sound like much fun at all. But that's only because you've forgotten how awesome the alternatives can be. Give your car the day off this Earth
With World Water Day this Sunday, it's the perfect time to consider all the small changes you can make to be water smart. For instance, if every American home replaced their old toilets with WaterSense
In March 2015, Pope Francis plans to deliver an edict urging his followers to take action against climate change. This conservationist call-to-action will be the first of its kind delivered by a pope. The
Santa may need to look for an alternate form of transportation soon. Reindeer populations around the world have diminished greatly over the past few decades, and researchers in China are concerned about
Vladimir Putin loves nature. Well, according to his well publicized and orchestrated photo shoots, he does. Over the years Putin has been photographed leading crane migrations, tranquilizing polar bears,