The Hine's emerald dragonfly is the only dragonfly on the federal endangered species list. Summer drivers kill about 3,300 of them each year.
Thanks to humans, sharks are disappearing from our waters at an alarming rate. Is there any way to reverse things for these fierce, fascinating creatures of the deep?
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
The most extensive genetic study ever conducted on whale sharks reveals that they exist in two populations worldwide, and that their fairly recent population boom is a thing of the past. Continue reading →
In honor of World Elephant Day, we take a look at some of the traits these amazing giants have in common with people.
Some scientists are arguing that humans today are wiping out animal species at a rate that matches up with past mass die-offs. Is the end nigh? Laci Green has the details.
These are not good time to be a tuna. Five of eight species are on the endangered list, and the bluefin is fetching record prices, so prized is its meat. Is using humble mackerel as surrogate parents the way to keep the bluefin from going extinct?
Nuclear bomb testing from the 50s and 60s had at least one perk: it's enabling scientists now to learn that many sharks are much older. Continue reading →
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