U.S. scientists have determined that a critically endangered whale is actually a new species. Learn more about the discovery of Rice's whale.
Pangolins and rhinos are two of the most trafficked animals in Africa to satisfy intense demand from China. See what America's doing to thwart it.
The U.S. government is helping a nonprofit group return Madagascar's endangered tortoises to the wild after the COVID-19 pandemic cost the group funding.
Coastal and land-bound wetlands cover 5.5 percent of the United States. Learn more about how the U.S. federal and state governments protect them.
Global wildlife trafficking hurts animals, people and the environment. The U.S. government is working to stop this illegal business.
The People's Republic of China’s One Belt, One Road initiative is destroying habitats and threatening endangered species, according to conservationists.
China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative is rife with corrupt construction projects that harm the environment in countries around the world.
Learn about the greatest threats to sea turtles, and how conservationists are working to ensure a future for these prehistoric creatures.
Earth Day, first marked in the United States in 1970, has grown into a worldwide commemoration in its 50th year. Download our Earth Day poster.