These jumping worms are a species of earthworms that are voraciously devouring protective forest leaf litter and leaving behind bare, denuded soil.
A type of fungus is causing skin diseases in amphibians, which can lead to what are essentially heart attacks for these creatures.
The endangered Pterocarpus erinaceus rosewood tree is becoming increasingly scarce in Senegal. The reason: illegal harvesting and smuggling are on the uptick.
To help resuscitate White’s seahorse numbers, wildlife experts in Sydney Harbor are constructing special “seahorse hotels” to provide them a place to reside and multiply.
According to a study performed by Tel Aviv University, “environmentally friendly” cutlery like utensils and plates made with bioplastics are actually posing a threat to marine species.
Known as the Asian needle ant, this species is thought to have invaded Kentucky in 2013. It is about twice as large as a typical odorous house ant and carries a stinger that packs a powerful punch.
In even better news, the team that found the Fernandina giant tortoise believes there are more alive on the island.
California was once known as the “Bear State Republic” and even sports a grizzly on its own state flag. Nevertheless, grizzlies no longer reside in the Golden State.
The 20-year project to reintroduce eelgrass into Virginia coastal bays.
Some creative options for dealing with plastic waste are in the offing.