A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Hundreds of species of plants and animals have been waiting literally decades to even be considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Thankfully, that's about to change.
The most endangered species on the planet might come as a surprise.
The American Museum of Natural History will receive endangered species samples from the National Park Service
Some rare good environmental news.
Building a shark factory
Now that the most adorable animals are under threat, surely we'll turn the tide on the warming planet.
In this corner: Robert Lanza, vice president of medical and scientific development, Advanced Cell Technology (ACT). And in this corner: Kent Redford, director, Wildlife Conservation Society Institute.
Scientists deploy genetic forensics to protect overhunted animals
Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.
Plus, a gallery of endangered zoo babies born this year. Squee!
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
Saving species by saving their environments
Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction, talks with Popular Science's reporter about the prehistory and the present of mass species die-offs
The massive Genome 10K Project will help biologists watch evolution in action on the genetic level
A Thai man was caught in an airport trying to pick up 54 ploughshare tortoises. There are perhaps 400 ploughshare tortoises in the wild.
The world's most successful pianist visited the London Zoo to provide a sexy soundtrack, but the tortoises were not impressed.
A mass animal-hunting contest that actually, well, makes sense.
True river dolphins are amongst the rarest and most endangered animals.