ESCONDIDO, Calif., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- One of the world's last remaining northern white rhinos died Sunday in Southern California, officials said.
An ambitious, scientifically-complex plan aimed at saving one of the world's most endangered species -- the northern white rhino -- was announced Thursday by the San Diego Zoo and the Ol Pejeta Sanctuary in Kenya.
They are one of the most elusive sharks ever. Lurking in murky tropical rivers, no live adults had ever been seen before.
Species in Southeast Asia are in crisis. Compared with most other regions, Southeast Asian countries — Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam — have a higher proportion of species that are categorized as threatened on ...
They make an eccentric pair. The world’s heaviest parrot – which also happens to be flightless – depends on the berries of a tall conifer tree for breeding, but the rimu tree can go for years without producing any fruit at all.
The world’s only wild orangutans — already besieged by logging, hunting, pet trading and the steady expansion of palm-oil plantations — are now threatened by forest fires that have burned for months on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra in southeast Asia.
Controversial €100m hydropower project likely to lose funding after Bern Convention warns of ‘decisive negative impact’ on the critically endangered lynx
The number of young winter run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River is considerably lower so far this year than in 2014, federal authorities said, prompting concerns that the drought is making it harder for the endangered species to recover.
GLAND, Switzerland, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The International Union for Conservation of Nature has declared the Atlantic puffin and European turtle dove "vulnerable" to global extinction and added them to its Red List of threatened species this week.
Puffins are among four UK bird species now at risk of extinction, according to the latest revision of a global conservation database.