Wolf pup born in Missouri offers hope for endangered breed

EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — A Mexican wolf born this month at a wildlife center in suburban St. Louis is offering new hope for repopulating the endangered species through artificial insemination using frozen s...

Adapting C3 Tactics for Marine Conservation

ECUADOR (WildAid) - Communications, command and control (C3) models are used throughout the U.S. armed forces to ensure mission objectives. This assures situational awareness and getting critical...

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically thre...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: CHINA-CURBING NKOREA — China's foreign minister recently likened the U.S. and North Korea to trains hurtling toward each other, an analogy that would seem to make China a helpl...

Illinois road project stung by judge's endangered-bee ruling

CHICAGO (AP) — A highway in suburban Chicago has become the second Midwest road construction project delayed temporarily because of concerns about possible harm to a bumblebee recently listed as an en...

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — It's the fish tank featuring a colorful reef made of glass marijuana pipes that ultimately sets the Speakeasy Vape Lounge apart from any other strip-mall bar and confirm...

The wisest old owl has nothing on this senior citizen eagle

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bald eagle rescued near the border of Maine and Canada appears to be the oldest — nearly 34 years old — ever documented in Maine. Maine Game Warden Joe McBri...

Cuban biologist raises 2 chimpanzees in her Havana apartment

HAVANA (AP) — Over the last year Ada and Aduma have broken Marta Llanes' television and computer key board, chewed her telephone to pieces and ruined much of her furniture. She has f...

Bald eagles make big comeback in San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Endangered bald eagles are making a comeback in the San Francisco Bay Area, with nests spotted at Stanford University, a mall and a water park as part of a local and national boom...

Groups sue to stop US use of cyanide predator killing traps

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental and animal-welfare groups have filed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. government is violating the Endangered Species Act by allowing the use of two predator-killing poison...

3 tiger cubs destined for zoo in Syria rescued in Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — Three Siberian tiger cubs destined for a zoo in war-torn Syria were rescued by a Lebanese animal rights group after being trapped in an unmarked, maggot-infested crate in Beirut's airpor...

Air Force to reduce lighting at Hawaii station to help birds

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Air Force will reduce exterior lighting at a Hawaii facility to help protect endangered and threatened seabirds there. The Air Force agreed to reduce lightin...

Madagascar forest overwhelmed by thousands seeking sapphires

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — A sapphire rush has brought tens of thousands of people into the remote rainforests of eastern Madagascar, disfiguring a protected environmental area and prompting call...

Norway kicks off minke whale hunt as scant demand

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway on Saturday kicked off its annual six-month whale hunt season with a quota of 999 minke whales, up from 880 animals in 2016. However, shares are nev...

Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises

GUNUNG GEDE PANGRANGO, Indonesia (AP) — Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of nature's last stand on t...