(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.
(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- The Oakland Zoo has begun a vaccination program to inoculate their highest risk animals from COVID-19 with an experimental vaccine that has been authorized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Oakland Zoo received their first shipment of the experimental... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tensions are rising between turtle rescue organizations and the Florida Wildlife Commission that oversees their work -- so much so that the unpaid volunteers may soon be banned from helping to save the reptiles. Every year between March and October, multiple species... Read More.
(TRIMBLE, Colo.) -- A Colorado woman out walking her dogs died of a suspected bear attack, officials said. The 39-year-old woman was found Friday night by her boyfriend, who went searching for her when he discovered the two dogs alone outside their home in Durango,... Read More.
It looks like 2021 will be a better-smelling year, thanks to Queen guitarist Brian May. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is teaming up with Sergio Momo, founder of the Xerjoff perfume company, to launch a new limited-edition fragrance called Save... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- American Girl's 2021 Girl of the Year doll is Kira Bailey. The new doll, which debuted Thursday on ABC News' Good Morning America, hopes to make a difference through wildlife protection and climate change... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A highly contagious disease found in rabbits is currently spreading through multiple parts of Utah, wildlife officials have warned. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease has recently been confirmed in both southern and northeastern Utah, according to the
Biggy Pop has been named a founding patron of the Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital in Australia. No, not Iggy Pop. Biggy Pop. For those of you who are unaware, Biggy Pop is the Godfather of Punk's pet cockatoo. The bird is beloved online,... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration will allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for the first time after decades of controversy and tension over concern drilling for an undetermined amount of oil would massively... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Three wildlife researchers were killed in a helicopter crash in West Texas while they were conducting an aerial survey, officials said.Wildlife biologist Dewey Stockbridge, fish and wildlife technician Brandon White and... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Before getting rid of your old mascara wands, consider donating them to a wand-erful cause.You can donate used mascara wands to be repurposed by wildlife rehabilitators to groom, clean... Read More.