Forget Resurrecting Extinct Animals, It Will Be CurseRather Than Blessing
Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ) have maintained that while the idea of resurrecting extinct animals might seem exhilarating, the conservation efforts to make this work will come at a terrible cost. They noted that bringing back extinct species from the dead would only hurt conservation initiatives and not help it. They added that it is better to focus attention on conserving threatened and endangered species rather than wasting resources on bringing back long-forgotten, ancient species to life again.
Group Sues Donald Trump’s Government for Not Protecting Bees
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Donald Trump government to delay designating the rusty patched bumblebee as an endangered species – a designation that ought to take effect last Friday after it was listed in the Federal Register on January 11.
Endangered Species Affected By What We Buy
Human development can affect the encironment in many ways. Endangered species are affected by what we buy though most people don't notice it.
Rising Sea Levels May Cause Saltmarsh Sparrow And Other American Birds To Be Extinct
Bird population is declining in Connecticut, which officials fear could lead to extinction. The Saltmarsh Sparrow's subscpecies, Dusky Seaside Sparrow, was officially declared extinct in 1990 after the last known specimen died in 1987. The Saltmarsh Sparrow could be facing the same disaster.
Gorilla Population Threatened By Rising Demand Of Mobile Phones
The eastern lowland gorilla is now categorized from endangered to critically endangered with mobile phones as being the indirect cause of it. Scientists are calling out the Democratic Republic of Congo to swiftly act on the issue because if the decline continues the gorilla is expected to entirely vanish in just five years.
Jaguar makes rare appearance in the U.S.
The first wild jaguar seen in the United States since 2009 has been spotted. But how could saving the jaguar seriously affect copper supplies?
Endangered Species Act Turns 40: What You Need To know
One of the stringent laws ever made to protect animals, the Endangered Species Act, has turned 40.
Endangered Whales Tracked By Earthquake Sensors
Devices that detect earthquakes deep in the ocean are also capable of detecting whale calls. This allows scientists to further study the mysterious fin whale.
'Flipperbot' Robot Protects Sea Turtles
Flipperbot is a new robot based on sea turtle movements that may help researchers understand how the animals survive.
Four Penguin Species Used To Live In Africa
Penguins once thrived in Africa, with as many as four different species, millions of years ago
Iberian Lynx Cat: A Wild Endangered Species Saved From Extinction?
Scientists are using a new method to prevent the world's most endangered wild cat from disappearing.
Penguin Is Super Cute (Video)
The Minnesota Zoo announces the hatching of its first African penguin chick.
Rare Maleo Birds Born In Bronx Zoo
Three rare maleo chicks were hatched in the Bronx Zoo Tuesday. The endangered birds are only found in Indonesia and the zoo.