Authorities in California captured an emu which led officers on a chase down a highway. The Fresno Bee reported on Friday that the bird was apprehended following a brief pursuit by officers with the California
More plants and animals are threatened with extinction now than any other period in human history, it concludes. Nature’s current rate of decline is unparalleled, and the accelerating rate of extinctions
Father Mark da Silva greeted the two American herpetologists at an airstrip on Union Island, one of more than 30 specks of land in the Caribbean that make up the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
A new report on climate change-driven mass extinction paints a sobering picture of the future humans have created for ourselves. The danger we pose to different species is well-documented: In the 1960s,
The rarest fish on Earth swam for their lives when a powerful earthquake rattled Ridgecrest earlier this month. The magnitude 7.1 quake that split open the floor of the Mojave Desert on July 5 shook up
Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive study. Some freshwater megafauna have already been
International leaders have instituted a near-complete ban on capturing and exporting live elephants from certain African countries. Yesterday at the 18th triennial meeting of an international wildlife
GENEVA (AP) — From towering giraffes to bottom-feeding sharks and many species in between, endangered species got new protections under an agreement finalized Wednesday by most of the world's countries