Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
A case involving the owners of a dog kennel, its caretakers, and 21 dead dogs has finally resulted with the abusers being charged with animal cruelty. The dogs who were housed in the suburban Phoenix kennel died from overheating and suffocation.
Animal Hero Kids is an national organization that focuses on educating the public about the humane treatment of animals and also awards kids for their work advocating animals. Recently, the group of animal welfare advocates requested the Melbourne City.
With population increasing and food demand far outstripping supply, the Sahel is vulnerable to a new humanitarian crisis − and researchers warn that rising temperatures will only make matters worse.
"Last Week Tonight" did something wonderful Sunday night. John Oliver and his crew released almost 11 minutes of footage of dogs dressed up as the members of the Supreme Court of the United States for news outlets to use for reenactment purposes.
Thanks to an effort by the Vancouver Aquarium and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries department, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle or a drone to monitor the health, movement and reproduction of killer whales.
"A new poll reveals that demand for rhino horn in Vietnam has declined, just within the last year, by a startling 38.1 percent, mainly as a result of a multi-faceted marketing campaign by Humane Society International and the gov't of that SE Asian nation"
The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast - nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are
Most snails are hermaphrodites, with both male and female reproductive organs. A mating ritual that can last several hours results in each snail having eggs to deliver, after they grow for a bit inside the snail.
Not long ago, we posted about an adorable abandoned seal pup who had been rescued. Well it turns out the little pup is doing just fine!
That's why rescuers were able to release the little beauty (and another rescued pup) into the Pacific.
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development. The project seeks to create an asphalt parking lot, paved road, and dredged channel for large boats to gain access to the area.
"Tom Foley owns a multi-million dollar mansion, two British fighter jets, and a $5-million-dollar yacht, yet takes advantage of tax loopholes middle-class families can only dream about, allowing him to pay no income taxes for three years,"...
Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was found dead on Friday by rangers at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nairobi.
A wildlife conservancy said, meaning only six of the animals are left alive in the world.
Sunday is International Sloth Day, which aims to draw the public's attention not only the creature's cuteness factor, but also promote the respect of its natural environment and protection. And The Sloth Institute Costa Rica is doing just that.
What do you do when you're fishing and bring up a creature that looks like a Greek mythology nightmare or a giant clump of onion wrings writhing indepently of each other? This being the Internet age, you make a video.
For years, groups of Keene residents known as "Robin Hooders" have walked the streets filling expired parking meters with their own money, in order to save people from getting parking tickets. The city filed a lawsuit against them for this activity.
Honoring the complaints of a small group of beekeepers in the state of Yucatán, who complained that Monsanto's planned planting of thousands of hectares of GM soybeans made to withstand RoundUp would demolish their honey industry by decimating bees.