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A Staggering Amount of Fish Is Wasted Each Year (updated)

New research shows that industrial fisheries are responsible for dumping nearly 10 million tons of perfectly good fish back into the ocean each …

There are hardly any old fish left in the ocean – and that’s bad

There are not just fewer fish in the sea: there are disproportionately fewer old fish. A study of fisheries in the seas around the US and Europe has …

Trump's Wall May Threaten Thousands of Plant and Animal Species on the U.S.–Mexico Border

After nightfall last November 16 a sleek and rare wild cat sauntered past a remote camera in the Dos Cabezas Mountains east of Tucson, Ariz. The …

Watch These Bizarre Tree-Climbing Goats in Action

This video will make you want to hoof it through Morocco.<p>On the dusty road from Marrakech to the coastal town of Essaouira, argan trees pepper the rust-colored countryside. The gnarled, thorny plants grown exclusively in southwestern Morocco and western Algeria may not be pretty, but they attract …

Chicago

Bald eagles photographed building their family for a year in Central Valley

<i>This article originally appeared on KCRA.com</i><p>The bald eagle is one of the most well-known symbols of U.S. history -- embodying freedom and the American dream. And for a Sacramento-area photojournalist, that dream has been fully realized during her yearlong journey capturing the beauty of these …

Watch: Canny clam burrows into moist sand

It was low tide, so this clam decided to hide underground. It tried to dig its way through the moist sand and made some weird noises while doing so.

In Missouri, Mexican Wolf pup proves artificial insemination can help save species

<b>EUREKA •</b> An endangered Mexican wolf gave birth this month to what conservationists say is the first such pup born using previously frozen sperm and …

St. Louis

African wildlife gets ultimate revenge on man who killed them for a living

Scott Van Zyl made his living taking wealthy clients on “safaris” for the sole purpose of bringing home trophies like leopards, zebras, wildebeests …

Sammy the Labrador has been reunited with her owners after surviving for four years in the wild

Dogs are clever creatures.<p>You might think that they just spend their days chasing tail and begging for food but when the going gets tough, they’ve …

DNA evidence confirms a mountain lion snatched a small dog from owner's bedroom

The mountain lion did not commit the perfect crime.<p>DNA evidence left behind in a San Mateo County home confirms that it was a big cat that snatched a woman's little dog last week.<p>The incident happened at about 3 a.m. April 17 as the woman and her child slept in her bedroom. The woman's 15-pound …

Wildlife

Female osprey refuses to leave snow covered nest

A female osprey is refusing to budge from its nest after it was buried in several inches of snow.<p>The 20-year-old bird named EJ is sitting on three eggs and has been photographed with only its head sticking out of the deep snow.<p>The live webcam at the RSPB's Loch Garten reserve near Grantown on Spey …

World's last male rhino getting help from Tinder dating app

The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding effort to keep his species alive.<p>"I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me," the rhino's profile says. "I perform well under …

Khethiwe And The Leopard Movie Behind The Scenes, Cast

When Pamela Romanowsky, the fresh directorial eye behind <i>Watching You, Watching Me,</i> set out to create her new Shatterbox Anthology film, <i>Khethiwe & The</i> …

Here’s Why Your Cat Loves Crawling Into Small Spaces

Sure, your cat might come off like an aloof, self-possessed loner, but he’s also proof that you don’t need to be affectionate to share a bond — and …

Pets

Cat Repeatedly Gets Face Stuck In the Vacuum Cleaner Hose While Licking at the Suctioned Air

In 2013, a rather crazy-eyed but beautiful orange cat named Rijka clung tightly to the vacuum cleaner with her front paws and proceeded to lick at …

The Russian Photographer Who Shoots Dreamlike Portraits with Real Animals

Moscow-based photographer Olga Barantseva has built quite an oeuvre of mesmerizing imagery consisting of models posing with animals such as bears, …

How Wildlife May Fare Under Trump

From wildlife trafficking to endangered species protection and hunting, the Trump Administration could change much about how the U.S. protects wildlife at home and abroad.<p>What a president will do for wildlife has never been much of a campaign issue. Debates focus on national security, trade, …

Wildlife

Humanity's footprint is weighing down the planet with 30 trillion tons of junk

Everyone knows that humanity has an enormous footprint on the planet – but few of us have thought to ask just how much our collective impact <i>weighs</i>. A …

Sustainability