Despite Global Ban, Shark Finning Continues To Plague Rare Species

Despite Global Ban, Shark Finning Continues To Plague Rare Species
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Native Canadians Enact Their Own Ban As Government Continues To Allow Trophy Hunting Of Grizzly Bears

Native Canadians Enact Their Own Ban As Government Continues To Allow Trophy Hunting Of Grizzly Bears
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After 37 Years The Loggerhead Sea Turtle Is Making A Comeback In Georgia

On the beaches of Cumberland Island, Georgia, the work of wildlife biologist Doug Hoffman has begun to positively affect the populations of giant loggerhead sea...

Researchers Looking To Attract Wild Jaguars Find Strange Solution: Obsession By Calvin Klein

Researchers that study the wild jaguars of Guatemala have long had difficulty taking a census of the number of animals in the 8,100 acre Maya Biosphere Reserve....

Researchers Find Zoo Chimps Carefully Planned Attack Used To Take Down Research Drone

After studying video of chimps capturing a drone that was flying around their enclosure, animal researchers say the primates have more ability to pre-plan than ...

Rare Saiga Antelope Herd Sees 60,000 Deaths In Four Days And Nobody Knows Why

In late May, geo-ecologist Steffen Zuther and his team travelled to Kazakhstan to observe and monitor a herd of saigas - antelopes that live on the grassy step...

The World's Oceans Are Now So Polluted That By 2050 99.8% Of Sea Birds Will Have Eaten Plastic

A recent scientific study on marine birds show some sobering statistics about the state of the world’s environment. The study, published in the Proceedings of...

Russia Has Created A Siberian Research Center To Focus On Bringing Extinct Animals Back To Life

It seems like a scene out of Jurassic Park - taking DNA from an extinct animal and attempting to bring the species back to life. That very thing is what scienti...

Rare 'Living Fossil' Found Again After Thirty Years

Earlier this month, biologists from the University of Washington encountered a rare species of nautilus that has not been seen in over thirty years. A nautilus ...

Tagged Sharks Are Becoming Social Media's New Stars

By now, most people have seen Youtube video of the amazing shark attack on Australian surfer, Mick Fanning, that took place last weekend during the J-Bay Open s...

New York's JFK Airport To Open New Terminal Exclusively For Animals

A new luxury terminal for at JFK airport will open in 2016. Yet the 178,000 square foot facility won’t be for humans but rather it will be used exclusively by...

Australia Takes Steps To Stop Being World's Extinction Leader

After years of neglect and reckless inactivity toward the saddening loss of animal species, the Australian government is stepping up activity to save dozens of ...

Madagascar's Famous Lemurs Now Facing The Threat Of Extinction

Madagascar’s lemurs, recently made famous by their portrayal in popular animated movies, may be at risk of extinction. Leading experts warn that the destruct...

Wildlife Officials Crush More Than One Ton Of Elephant Ivory In The Middle Of Times Square

The world is increasingly getting angry with China and other Asian countries who, as we've covered before, continue to tolerate the illegal poaching and subsequ...

Seven New Species Of Beautiful Tiny Frogs Uncovered In Brazilian Rainforest

Brazil's rainforests are some of the most pristine, wildlife dense, jungles on the planet. They didn't disappoint researchers recently, as they unearthed seven ...