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Lemurs sunbathing. Lemurs holding tiny umbrellas. Lemurs Lemurs Lemurs!
It's already saved a population of pygmy possums.
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The once expansive and ancient forests of Borneo have been brought to the brink.
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WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - People living on the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean long had spoken of a big, tree-dwelling rat called vika that inhabited the rainforest, but the remarkable rode...
A gray whale reveals its tail off the coast of Long Beach, California.
It doesn't mean that they're safe from extinction though.
"[The] administration has declared war on whales, dolphins and turtles off the coast of California," one advocate said.
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'I'm a farmer. I'm a conservative. We have to protect the Pilliga with our life.'
The long-term survival of the population is now at risk.
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Land clearing is out of control.
A compelling photo series is challenging the way that humans look at and understand wild animals kept in captivity. Photographer Sheng Wen Lo, who is from Taiwan but based in the Netherlands, began ta...
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These conservation success stories remind us that the mass extinction of the world's species doesn't have to be inevitable.
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The Puget Sound whale may have been over 100 years old.
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'We need to come back to the potential of cheetahs to coexist with people.'
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Over the past decade, we've wiped out mammals, birds, amphibians and more. And it's all to our own detriment.
Climate change has already touched almost all life on the planet, even under moderate rates of global warming, according to a report published Thursday in the journal Science. An international team of...
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The climate change-threatened mammal has been denied protections under the Endangered Species Act. Again.
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"At some point the earth is going to say 'enough.'"
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According to conservationists, the situation for the critically endangered animal has “gone from bad to worse” over the years.
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Here's how you can help fight the decline of bee populations.
Seven species of bees native to Hawaii were declared endangered on Friday in what The Associated Press said was the first time any bee in the U.S. has received the protection. Hawaii's various species...
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Seven types of bees once found in abundance in Hawaii but now facing extinction on Friday became the first bees to be added to the federal list of endangered and threatened species, according to U.S....
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Obscure, reclusive pangolins are disappearing from the planet.
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Fewer than 60 vaquita are left, but with swift action there's hope for their recovery.
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But four distinct populations are still listed as endangered and one as threatened.
The world’s largest environmental group has stark news for homo sapiens.
What about quitting social media for a month?
"We must not go quietly into this impoverished future."
The technology would deliver vaccine-laced peanut butter treats to the species’ primary prey.
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The incredible sighting was caught on tape.
Check out how much damage those four slices of bacon are doing.