The Earth has lost more than two million square miles of wilderness land since 1990. Such areas are often overlooked in existing conservation rules, a new study notes.
A new report shows that the ocean, which has been absorbing the effects of climate change, is reaching a breaking point.
A native American tribe, which says a four-state pipeline encroaches on their sacred land and water supplies, succeeded Tuesday in getting a federal judge to temporarily stop construction on some of the $3.7 billion project.
Theropod footprints were discovered by a beach goer on Australia's Dampier Peninsula, the only place on the continent where dinosaur fossils or footprints have ever been found.
Nesting sea turtle numbers have hit record highs in several southern US states, prompting conservationists to hope that the species could be on the road to recovery.
One of the Earth's largest mammals has bounced back from the effects of widespread commercial whaling and other environmental dangers.
Giant pandas are now merely a now merely 'threatened,' says the International Union for Conservation of Nature. But many have expressed doubt as to whether the species has made a comeback – or even if it should.