wildlife conservation

Endangered Sumatran tiger fetuses found in jar

Five people have been arrested for poaching a protected Sumatran Tiger in Indonesia, after authorities discovered a dead tiger with four of its fetuses in a jar, state media news agency Antara has reported.

How conservation dogs help track endangered species

Dogs and their sensitive noses are known for finding people during search and rescue efforts, sniffing out drugs and even diseases like cancer. But the powerful canine nose can also act like radar for other things that are hidden from our sight.

Trump admin moves to weaken endangered species protections

The US Interior Department announced significant changes Monday that would weaken how the Endangered Species Act is implemented, a move critics fear will allow for more oil and gas drilling and limit how much regulators consider the impacts of the climate crisis.

Whistleblower says he was pressured by admin to reverse decision

In the summer of 2017, Arizona developer Mike Ingram's proposed housing and golf course project in the desert was facing a road block because of a decision by the Department of the Interior.

No one knows how many bears are left in Taiwan

In the foothills leading to Dasyueshan National Park in eastern Taiwan, Mei-Hsiu Hwang points to the pear, tea and betel nut plantations patchworking the slopes.

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino has died, leaving behind just one female of the same rare species in captivity in the country.

Fla. releasing 16,000 fish to restore wildlife killed by red tide

More than 16,000 redfish will be released into southwest Florida waters starting Tuesday in an effort to recover the thousands of animals killed by red tide, the Coastal Conservation Association of Florida said.