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Feb 6, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An immense portion of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia has just gained new protections.
Oct 5, 2015 11:15 AM ET // AFP
The area is a source of food in the vast expanse of the ocean and a spawning ground for tuna, shark, marlin and swordfish.
Jul 29, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Michael Sainato, LiveScience
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve in New York holds within it a rare species: the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
Apr 13, 2015 07:35 AM ET
The idea of saving and preserving historic sites through international cooperation, has been around since World War I, but a singular event helped create UNESCO's World Heritage program.
Jun 30, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
Jun 28, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
As NOAA's '30 Days of the Ocean' draw to a close this weekend, we take a look at some of its wonderful underwater camera work.
Nov 1, 2010 12:27 PM ET // Tim Wall
Big parks may look good on a map, but they often do little to preserve nature's rich diversity of trees, birds, mammals, and other creatures.
Nov 12, 2010 07:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Like the Sound of Music's Von Trapp family, plants may be able to hide away from a warming climate in the mountains.