The Latest: Senate approves nominee for No. 2 at Interior

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the controversy and the Senate vote on the Trump administration's nominee for the No. 2 position at the Interior Department (all times local): 6:40 p....

Hungary's leader: Border fences will stop Muslim migration

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's anti-migration prime minister says European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe." ...

Dominion: Report paves way for final pipeline approval

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The lead developer of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline say...

Regulators release environmental assessment of pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An environmental assessment of the proposed Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline finds the three-state project would have some adverse effects, including impacts on water resources...

NY: Endangered Karner blue butterfly exceeds recovery goals

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Karner blue butterfly has exceeded recovery goals in the rare New York habitat where it was discovered by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov in the 1940s. Wildli...

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Wildlife researchers in Cambodia say they have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world's most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing su...

London Zoo welcomes a new kind of visitor: Robotic dinosaurs

LONDON (AP) — London Zoo is welcoming a new star attraction this summer: robotic dinosaurs. Visitors will see robotic replicas of Mesozoic-era dinosaurs, including T. Rex and Tricera...

GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections lifted

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are moving forward with legislation to roll back the Endangered Species Act, amid complaints that the 44-year-old law hinders drilling, logging and other ac...

Peregrine falcon dies after flying into UC Berkeley window

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Berkeley officials say one of two baby peregrine falcons born on campus died after flying into a window. UC Berkeley officials said ...

WildAid: How can you stop wildlife trafficking?

(SAN FRANCISCO / WILDAID) - With an estimated value of $7 to 23 billion annually, the illegal wildlife trade threatens endangered species around the globe. Recently, Peruvian police ...

Tribes oppose removal of grizzly from protected status

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Tribal leaders from the Great Plains and across Canada have come together in opposition to removal of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear from the Endangered Species Act protection. ...

Harsh winter took heavy toll on wildlife across western US

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife suffered higher than normal losses this winter in severe weather across the western United States, where the toll included the deaths of all known fawns in one Wyoming d...

Rare butterfly thrives on, and because of, US military bases

BOSTON (AP) — It sounds strange, but a rare butterfly has been found by federal wildlife officials to be thriving on U.S. military bases. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife endangered species ...

Looters strip Greek mountains of wild tea, rare plants

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — In the rugged, herb-scented mountains of northwestern Greece, where the border with Albania is a snaking invisible line, trouble is brewing over tea — the wild herbal varie...

Famous Chinese antiques expert visits rhino poaching front line

(SOUTH AFRICA / WILDAID) Prestigious antiques expert and host of a popular online talk show Mr Ma Weidu joined WildAid and Investec Rhino Lifeline in South Africa this month to witness first-hand the ...