Since Europeans arrived Koalas have been booming and busting
In 1904, a chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) was accidentally introduced to North America from the introduction of Japanese chestnut trees into the United States for commercial purposes. Since then they have become exceedingly rare.
Some Chinese seek to obtain an animal's strength by eating or drinking products made from it. Watch out jaguars!
Found throughout most of Canada and the United States, the muskrat is an animal, often resembling but not related to the beaver, that can be found swimming or scurrying along many marshes, lakes, rivers, ponds and streams.
Cooperation Instead of Coercion
What is causing the demise of the Vaquita? Conservationists pin the blame on two culprits.
Humpback whales are making a comeback south of the equator.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals March 17 ruled that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) 2014 designation of 764,207 acres (about 115 square miles) of land in Arizona and New Mexico as “critical habitat” for the jaguar was “arbitrary and capricious” and declared FWS’s action illegal.
Today, conservationists are making some headway – but their efforts are being stymied by a cute and cuddly menace: namely, cats.
Wildlife officials are cracking down on illegal poaching and a number of residents are voluntarily turning from ranching to farming in order to help the cat paw its way back to healthy numbers. Their efforts appear to be working.
The American burying beetle, one of nature’s most unique creatures, appears to be more plentiful, thanks in part to the efforts of a wide array of partners.
The Trump administration is moving to bring much-needed clarity to a century-old bird-protection statute
CFACT policy advisor Larry Bell reports on the disastrous mismanagement of America's Western forests by federal officials and the tremendous cost in human and plant and animal life and quality of life these policies have fostered. As Rep. Tom McClintock says, "These laws have not only failed to improve our forest environment, but they are literally killing our forests."
Government programs to protect endangered species often produce limited or no results. The free market gets the job done. Seattle students agree.
Why did the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service waste over 100 million taxpayer dollars to save the Preble's meadow jumping mouse from extinction when the little critters are alive and well from Colorado to Alaska?