The 43-year-old Endangered Species Act has saved bald eagles, gray wolves and manatees from extinction.
A day before a Senate panel was set to looking into “modernization” of the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group sued the Trump administration for holding up protections for an endangered bee.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says hundreds of plant and animal species could be harmed by the border wall.
For the first time, a bumble bee species has landed on the endangered species list. The rusty patched bumble bee was prolific a generation ago. Now it's in danger of becoming extinct.
Your cup of coffee, your chair and other creature comforts were once part of some wild animal's habitat. A new study pinpoints areas where human trade threatens endangered wildlife.
Zinke, a lifelong hunter and fisherman, has represented Montana’s at-large congressional seat for one term.
The number of coal-fired power plants is down, and so are levels of mercury in Atlantic bluefin tuna. The declines track almost perfectly.
The government said it had the “best available science” to rework a dated program to restore the world's most endangered wolf to the wild. Turns out they misread the science. Awkward.
Scientists know that fishing, pollution, climate change and ship noise harm marine mammals. But they don't know which are most dangerous.
A coalition of conservation groups won protection for the animals from landowners who want to remove or shoot red wolves.
New research on threatened ocean species finds a strong pattern with only one possible cause: Humans.
A sweeping new study charting nearly four decades of changes in Arctic sea ice has again underscored the animals' plight.
A long-awaited decision will boost the captive population of red wolves but limit the range of reintroduced wolves.
Mosquitoes threaten honeycreepers with disease -- and warming temperatures let the pests reach the birds' habitat.
An update of International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List contains bad news about great ape species.
Ordinarily allies, greens and the solar industry have split over plans to divide up the desert's public lands between renewable energy and conservation areas.
When it comes to conservation, bigger problems include agriculture, hunting, and fishing, scientists say.
The proposed plants would be near the Sundarbans, a treasured ecosystem along Bangladesh's coast.
Scientists say that across the globe, more than 10 percent of species abundance has been lost.
Right now, many people are more excited about Squirtles than, well, turtles. Scientists want to turn that around.