The predators seem to prefer eating domestic dogs in areas where cows, goats and other farm animals are plentiful.
Created in 1964, the National Wilderness system now covers about 5 percent of the United States. See National Geographic photographer Michael Melford's photos of current and proposed National Wilderness areas.
It is the first secure, online whistle-blowing platform dedicated to wildlife and forest crime.
Firefighters are still putting out a huge forest fire that erupted in Washington state last month, but the fire's devastating effects may be felt for years to come. Continue reading →
Famed Kruger National Park announced an action plan to curb escalating illegal hunts for rhino horn.
Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.
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See how climate change is causing tropical fish to devour undersea forests and the migration of birds. Plus more of our favorite recent Earth shots.
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