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.
New innovations in facial recognition technology are allowing conservationists to identify and better study bears in the wild.
Global wildlife trafficking hurts animals, people and the environment. The U.S. government is working to stop this illegal business.
The United States is sending firefighters and wildfire specialists to Australia to help fight the fires that have already consumed millions of hectares.
A Canadian-Iranian dual national — arrested by Iranian authorities for his environmental work and contact with foreigners — died during interrogation.
In the Russian Far East, an endangered Amur tiger was released back into the wild in 2017, giving conservationists hope for the species’ future. The news comes just in time for World Wildlife Day on March 3.
Tourists from around the world are increasingly traveling to Alaska, and it’s easy to see why: to experience nature in its wildest majesty.
Check out some of the amazing nature photos submitted by photographers for National Geographic's 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest.
On October 23, International Snow Leopard Day we celebrate the endangered mountain feline, whose health reflects the health of important ecosystems.
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