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  • Saola, a.k.a. the 'Asian Unicorn,' spotted for first time in 14 years

    The saola, an antelope-like endangered mammal, has been caught on camera for the first time in the 21st century. The animal, dubbed the “Asian Unicorn” because it is so rarely seen, was photographed in Vietnam’s Central Annamite...
  • Activists seeking to stop illegal fishing gather in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Illegal fishing off Africa -- often by ships from wealthy nations like South Korea -- costs the continent millions of dollars a year, with poor West African nations among the hardest hit. Activists and environmental...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3 million to benefit wild tigers

    Leonardo DiCaprio is once again putting his money where his mouth is, donating $3 million through his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to help the World Wildlife Fund protect and nurture tigers in Nepal. At the 2010 Global Tiger Summit, a goal was set the...
  • South African court sentences rhino horn smuggler to 40 years

     
    South African court sentences foreign rhino horn smuggler to 40 years jail: A South African court Friday sentenced Thai national, Chumlong Lemtongthai, to 40 years jail for his part in a Laos-based rhino smuggling syndicate which managed to take dozens of...
  • Russell Train dies at 92; conservationist was early head of EPA

    Russell Train dies at 92; conservationist was early head of EPA
    Russell Train, an important American conservationist and former tax court judge who helped craft some of the nation's early and enduring environmental laws, has died. He was 92. Train, who led the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s, died Monday...
  • Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction

    Tiger population leaps in Nepal as countries fight to halt extinction
    The number of tigers living in the wild in Nepal has leapt. A new survey shows Royal Bengal tigers now number 198 -- that's 63% more than four years ago. The country's efforts are part of a global program to pull tigers back from the brink of...
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  • Activists warn of risk of disastrous oil spill in Russian Arctic

     
    Environmentalists warned Tuesday that an oil spill could wreak havoc on the Russian Arctic before emergency crews could reach the remote area where a Russian company has installed a platform, planning to start drilling in the treacherous region....
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Aquarium of the Pacific

    In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its 11th annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, 2012 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This event for the...
  • First pictures of Zoo's panda cub released

    First pictures of Zoo's panda cub released
    SAN DIEGO -- The public is getting its first glimpse of the San Diego Zoo's newborn giant panda cub, and all appears well. The cub, born Sunday, became visible for scrutiny by a webcam in the panda den around 9 p.m. Monday when its mother, Bai Yun,...
  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...