Cockerell's bumblebee was first discovered in the region back in 1913. The most recent finding of Cockerell's bumblebee was this past August.
Javan rhino extinct: The last Javan rhino in Vietnam was found poached for its horn.
Amid worries that the economy may be tipping toward a second recession, both Republicans and Democrats say creating jobs is their top priority. But the two parties are far apart on their approaches. Democrats favor targeted stimulus – investments in infrastructure, clean energy, and education – while hiking taxes on corporations and the rich to fund this jobs spending. Republicans aim to curb government regulation and cut taxes to give businesses and individuals more incentive to invest. Here are the Republicans' top five priorities.
A quarter of the world's plant species may be headed toward extinction. Seed banks aim to prevent that.
Conservationists say that the hagfish, a loathsome undersea scavenger whose appearance and behavior are too revolting for most people even to contemplate, is on the decline.
Rainbow toads, more precisely, the Bornean rainbow toad, has not been seen since 1924. It was one of the world's top 10 most wanted lost amphibians.
A Christian Science perspective.