(NEW YORK) -- Fish, sea turtles, elephants, sharks, shorebirds and more of the world's migratory species are in dire decline, according to the first-ever State of the World's Migratory Species report from the United Nations."This report showed us for the first time, in a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have discovered at least four new species of octopus in the deep waters of a 100-square-mile area near Costa Rica, officials from the Schmidt Ocean Institute said on Tuesday.An international team of scientists aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor (too)... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Declining species in rainforests around the world may have a second chance of survival due to artificial intelligence technology, experts told ABC News.Researchers from environment nonprofit Rainforest Connection and Google.org, the tech company's philanthropy branch, said they have found a way to... Read More.
A new species of snake discovered in 2022 at Otishi National Park in Peru has been coyly named in honor of Harrison Ford, who played perhaps the most famous ophidiophobic character in movie history, Indiana Jones.It was Indy's lament in 1981's Raiders of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have identified a new species of ancient miniature whale, which is now thought to be the smallest known basilosaurid to ever exist.Remnants from the whale, named the Tutcetus rayanensis after the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, were found in 2012 embedded... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Researchers have discovered hundreds of new animal and plant species in remote parts of the world previously inaccessible to humans, according to the World Wildlife Fund.Among the 380 newly found species include animal vertebrates such as a color-changing lizard, a thick-thumbed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fossil fragments found in Spain are pointing to a new species of dinosaur, researchers said.Scientists have proposed a new species of spinosaurid after studying the specimen, which includes a right jaw bone, one tooth and five vertebrate, found in the Arcillas... Read More.
Washington State is inhabited by many beautiful native species, however there are many non-native invasive species that now call the state their home. Last week, the Washington Invasive Species Council hosted a week long seminar over Zoom to discuss the invasive pests that have... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some 70 years after humans drove cheetahs to extinction in India, the country now seeks to bring them back.In efforts to reestablish a population, South Africa will ship about 100 of the carnivorous cats to India over the next decade with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The majority of bird species in the U.S. face a grim future in coming decades if environmental efforts, such as mitigating climate change and decreasing habitat degradation and loss, are not implemented on a larger scale.More than half of bird species... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Human activity is wreaking havoc on the state of the oceans around the world -- especially on marine life, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's updated Red List of Threatened Species.Environmentally harmful activities such as illegal and unsustainable... Read More.