For them, 'volcano monitoring' is no punch line; it's an important part of keeping Alaska safe.
Climate change, oil spills imperil birds, according to landmark report.
Scientists carrying out the ambitious program on Rat Island hope to return the volcanic outcropping in the Aleutian chain to its original splendor as a seabird paradise.
Policy on vast public lands has favored ranchers. Demographics and economics may alter that equation now.
What happens when pets are released back into the wild?
New Mexico program faces higher hurdles than similar one in Yellowstone.
A high-ranking Bush administration appointee in the Interior Department improperly interfered with nearly every decision on the protection of endangered species over five years, a report by the agency's inspector general has found.
With just over a month remaining in office, the Bush administration loosened federal protection of plant and animal species threatened with extinction.