Environmentalists won a lawsuit forcing the federal government to decide by 2019 whether or not to list the once abundant Monarch butterfly as endangered.
Endangered Species Fertility: Researchers are now using fertility techniques developed for people — like In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) — to try to bring back endangered species like Africa’s Northern White Rhino.
The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee, African Antelope, Vaquita and Amur Leopard are among the wildlife species recently added to IUCN’s International Red List…
Some environmentalists consider artificial cloning unnatural & inhumane, but others see it as an essential tool to help save growing numbers of endangered species during the sixth great extinction crisis in the history of the planet….
Extinction is yet another effect of global warming, with the Golden Toad, Bramble Cay Melomy already suffering the ultimate fate…
Biologist E.O. Wilson says we need to save half the planet in order to avert the ecological catastrophe heading our way.
A pangolin, also known as a scaly anteater, is a burrowing mammal found throughout Africa and Asia. This shy and defensive creature spends most of the day feasting on insects using its sticky, 16 inch tongue. When threatened, pangolins will roll into a ball. While this may protect them from animal predators, it has quite […]
I escort spiders out of my house, use humane traps to relocate attic rats, and save honey bees from drowning in pools. Yet I’ve been known to hunt with a vengeance a mosquito that’s ruining my sleep, repeatedly buzzing in earshot in search of exposed skin. At such moments, I might push a button, if […]
Advances in genetic sequencing and molecular biology transformed de-extinction from theory into something that we are all likely to see in our own lifetimes.