| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble.
It won't be much of a surprise to learn that we're to blame. Perhaps it will lessen the guilt to know state and federal environmentalists — and a few conservation-...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:30 AM
The Privateer IV is docked in Gloucester, Massachusetts, one of the oldest seaports in the country. It is a high speed vessel, owned by 7 Seas Whale Watch and, every summer, visitors flock to it's decks to travel out into the open waters in hopes of...
| Apr 15, 2010
In the city known for the highest culture and society's elite, from Lower Manhattan, we've found the upper crust. Scott Wiener, yes, Wiener has a name that may conjure thoughts of hot dogs (or worse) but it's Pizza that's his passion. Wiener is the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Friday evening, people gathered to remember Martha.
She was a star in her day. Scarlet eyes and peach-colored breast. Head held high.
Toward the end of her life, people lined up to see her a glimpse for the ages.
But a hundred years ago Monday,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Keep protecting manatees
Despite growing, severe threats to manatees' long-term survival, they could be federally downlisted from their current endangered status because of pressure from special-interest groups.
In recent years, cold stress and...
| Aug 30, 2014
A federal decision to protect an unprecedented variety of corals found in South Florida could affect beach restoration work, coastal development, channel dredging and fishing.
The National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration announced last week it...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The U.S. government pared back the number of reef-building coral species it was considering to label as threatened from 66 to 20 this week, prompting criticism from conservationists.
Environmentalists urged the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:56 AM
A Washington-area trail users' group and a pair of environmental advocates have filed suit to block the Purple Line, contending the $2.4 billion light-rail project in the DC suburbs threatens to harm two species of endangered crustaceans that live in...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
A Florida panther kitten discovered near death in the Everglades seven months ago has recovered, gained weight and entered his new home at a wildlife park near Tampa.
His specially built enclosure stands at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:41 PM
(Reuters) - Conservation groups on Friday hailed a court decision that blocks Montana from building roads and logging in nearly 37,000 acres of a state forest that serves as core habitat for protected grizzly bears.
A federal judge ruled on Thursday that...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Michigan state Senate voted the other day to allow hunting of wolves. The vote is a direct threat to these wild creatures, of course. But also in the crosshairs are the voters of Michigan.
The bill is a response to a pair of ballot initiatives...