(NEW YORK) -- Spiders, tarantulas and scorpions may be creepy to many, but it turns out there's a gargantuan market for arachnids as pets, and it is mostly unregulated -- posing problems for the sustainability of their species. Nearly 80% of the global arachnid trade,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The establishment and enjoyment of the nation's national parks has become an American pastime a century and a half after Wyoming's famed Yellowstone National Park was formed. But the survival of the parks -- and the landscapes and ecosystems they house --... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Thousands of feet in the air, Willem Briers-Louw, a wildlife biologist, surveys the Zambeze Delta in Mozambique via helicopter -- seeking the animal populations he helps to conserve and maintain in the bushland. Cheetahs, one of Briers-Louw's subjects and the fastest land animal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tongass National Forest stretches across nearly 17 million acres of land in southeast Alaska and is home to a lush vibrant ecosystem. It is now also at the center of a bitter battle between those trying to save the old growth... Read More.
(GLASGOW, Scotland) -- Leaders from nearly every country in the world have converged upon Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference that experts are touting as the most important environmental summit in history. The conference, delayed by a year due to the... Read More.
Eli Roth is known for his horror films like Hostel and Knock Knock, but he tells ABC Audio the "scariest" film he's ever done is the new documentary Fin. Co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and released today as part of Discovery's Shark Week, Fin took Roth behind the scenes of the environmentally disastrous commercial shark fishing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Conservation group American Rivers has named Snake River, which passes through four Western states, the most endangered river in the country due to a series of dams that it says are threatening the existence of the river’s native salmon population. “They’ve never... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (LONDON) -- Three rare giraffes were electrocuted to death when they walked into low-hanging power lines within a conservation area in western Kenya, officials said.The Kenya Power and Lighting Company, which owns and operates most of... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A coalition of conservation groups has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over its decision to not protect the population of wolverines in the contiguous United States.The wolverine, a mammal that... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple animal conservation and protection groups plan to file a lawsuit against the federal government over what they say is a failure to consider protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act.The... Read More.