Do captive-born animals have what it takes to survive in the wild? That’s a crucial question to answer because some types of animals are likely extinct in their natural habitat and must
At sacred spots, locals often forbid hunting and logging and sometimes even restrict plant collection.
YouTube is good for more than just videos of adorable kitten antics.
This article is available in Spanish through a partnership with the Institute of Ecology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
In 1986, people finished building an 18-meter-high dam on the Senegal River in West Africa.
Manufacturers make more than a billion tires every year from natural rubber, much of which comes from a plant called the para-rubber tree.
It’s the ultimate last-ditch effort to save a bird species: Gather some eggs and attempt to breed a population in captivity.
Wildlife monitoring often happens at the national level: Managers count the number of animals in their country to gauge how well a species is faring.
Whales held captive outside the U.S. fare much worse than those in American facilities, a new study suggests.
In May 2009, villagers armed with torches chased elephants off a cliff in West Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Six elephants died, including a calf that was stabbed after falling.