A sobering new study maps wilderness loss since 1992 and projects all remaining wilderness could vanish completely within 50 years if officials fail to protect these areas.
Untamed wilderness, archaeological relics thousands of years old, and undersea landscapes of corals, anemones and rare marine species are on the chopping block due to an executive order signed by President Donald Trump in April calling for a review of specific United States national monuments. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke completed his review of 27 national … Continued
After keeping the Senate healthcare bill secret even from Republican Senators in the so-called health care working group, Senator Mitch McConnell promised to release a discussion draft of the bill Thursday morning ahead of a potential vote next week. But by Wednesday evening details of the bill had leaked. According to The Washington Post, much like the American … Continued
Without serious conservation efforts the survival of the 30 or so vaquita porpoises left in the wild is in jeopardy. 2018 could see the extinction of these mammals.
[DIGEST: IFLS, BBC, Yale, Washington Post] Even as China enjoys the wealth and advancements rapid industrialization has brought to its country, it is beginning to grapple with dire costs to its environment, including some of the world’s most polluted air and waters; plummeting fisheries; and disappearing wild places. When previously wild places are logged, farmed, divided … Continued
The rusty patched bumblebee may be on the brink of extinction.
China announces total ban of trade in African elephant ivory.
Maned lionesses in Africa exhibit traditional male behaviors. Scientists aren’t sure why.
The American Bison finally gets its due as President Obama signs into law that the species will represent America as the national mammal.
A new study finds that the lion population may decrease by as much as half in the next twenty years in many parts of Africa