An article published July 9 by The New York Times suggests three pods of resident killer whales off the coast of Washington and British Columbia are struggling to survive under the weight of food decline and noise pollution.
New Scientist reported July 2 that a population of white-faced capuchin monkeys on an island in Panama are the fourth-known group of non-human primates living in the Stone Age.
A Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources official said on June 29 the resort island could again open its doors to tourists as soon as major preconditions are met, such as improvement in water quality.
Netizens and public figures have expressed outrage over the hunting of an elderly “black” giraffe in South Africa.
Up to 100 hammerhead shark pups were found dead along the coast of Honolulu on June 26.
A study published this month in the journal Wildlife Research suggests feral cats kill over 1 million reptiles in Australia each day.
Virginia recently became the 12th state to add giant hogweed to its list of noxious weeds.
An extinct sea creature named after former President Barack Obama was introduced in papers published June 14 in the “Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.”
The Gorilla Foundation announced June 21 that the beloved western lowland gorilla, Koko, passed away at the age of 46.
It takes a lot of equipment and other provisions to scale the 29,000-foot mammoth known as Mount Everest.
But according to authorities, on the way down, thrill-seekers are leaving their trash behind – turning the mountain into a dump.