| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:14 PM
"If half the animals died in London zoo next week it would be front page news. But that is happening in the great outdoors."
— Ken Norris, director of science at the Zoological Society of London, to The Guardian
Now relocate Ken Norris'...
| Jan 3, 2015
There aren't many hands-on things Floridians can do to help wildlife such as panthers, manatees or rare woodpeckers rebound in numbers.
But a monarch butterfly is an increasingly imperiled creature that nearly everybody can do a favor by planting a...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Laguna Canyon Creek's degree of environmental value is likely to be a prime talking point when the California Coastal Commission discusses a 30-unit artist work/live project proposed for Laguna Canyon.
The public hearing is set for Jan. 8 in Santa...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
ROCKY HILL — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever may have shot and killed a bald eagle earlier this month.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reported that...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The bobcat was on Illinois' threatened species list from 1977 to 1999.
Five years ago, amateur photographer David Horning was driving along a gravel country road in southern Illinois when the sight of a bobcat with a rabbit clenched in his teeth stopped...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:39 PM
A judge restored federal protections to gray wolves in the the western Great Lakes region on Friday, reversing an earlier decision by the federal government to remove the animals from the endangered species list.
In a sharply worded 111-page ruling, U....
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:43 AM
A western lowland gorilla has been born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. The healthy male was born Dec. 16 to mother Pele, who is caring for the newborn under the watch of the park's animal care team.
The birth is the second successful birth of the species at...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Every November and December, pet owners get the same reminder: There are certain holiday staples — chocolates, potpourri, tinsel — that can be dangerous to their animals' health.
But one threat that goes largely unnoticed is the plastic bags...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:32 PM
Exide Technologies officials willfully endangered the health of more than 60 children living near the company's troubled lead recycling plant in Vernon, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
The complaint alleges that...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SAN FRANCISCO Eroding beaches and the seawater that laps onto the Embarcadero waterfront during high tide not to mention severe storm flooding were sending a clear message to a city surrounded by water on three sides.
San Francisco responded in...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The National Marine Fisheries Services has decided not to grant federal protection to the pinto abalone, a prized six-inch sea snail whose population has severely declined in Northern California.
The federal agency’s decision is in response to...