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Saving a Sea Monkey Sanctuary

As the Great Salt Lake in Utah shrinks, locals are working to preserve its critical brine shrimp fishery—along with the other entities that flourish in the lake’s strange, saline beauty.

‘We found 700 different species’: astonishing array of wildlife discovered in Cambodia mangroves

Hairy-nosed otters and cats that catch fish are among the startling diversity of creatures making their home in threatened habitats

Sea Otters Have Helped Bolster California’s Kelp Forest

A study that looks back more than 100 years shows that where sea otters have thrived, underwater forests have, too

A rancher finds three newborn lynxes in his haystack in Spain

A cattle rancher from Menasalbas, a village in the Spanish province of Toledo, came across three newborn lynxes on Saturday in one of the buildings where he keeps bales of straw.

Wildlife found thriving on solar farms

Hares and skylarks are among the most commonly seen large wildlife on UK solar farms, according to the biggest survey of the sector so far.

Rhino orphan Wyntir welcomes her second calf: A symbol of hope for conservation effort

Care for Wild recently celebrated as rehabilitated rhino orphan Wyntir gave birth to her second calf, marking a milestone in conservation efforts.

Bats are in trouble. That’s not good for anyone who likes mezcal, rice or avocado

If you’ve ever enjoyed coffee, tomatoes, corn, bananas, mangoes, walnuts, chocolate, tequila or mezcal, you may just owe bats a thank-you.

Greenpeace calls for high seas protected area in Galapagos

Greenpeace on Monday called for the creation of a high seas marine protected zone under a new UN treaty to secure a much wider area around Ecuador’s famous Galapagos archipelago.

Colorado could bring back wolverines in an unprecedented rewilding effort

A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers are proposing legislation to reintroduce wolverines, one of the country’s rarest carnivores, into a state primed with deep snow and high mountains.

Mexican Wolf Population Grows for Eighth Consecutive Year

The wild population of Mexican wolves saw another year of growth in 2023, according to the results of the annual survey.

38,000 Sandhill Cranes Flock to Nebraska in a Record-Breaking Start to Spring Migration

A record number of sandhill cranes arrived in central Nebraska during the first week of their annual spring migration, likely lured by mild winter temperatures.

Why are fish getting smaller due to climate change?

Fish around the world are shrinking due to climate change, and no-one is entirely sure why.