After a painstaking search for a suitable release site, the ape, named Freedom, became the first rescued gorilla to be returned to the wild in Cameroon.
The Midwest has been experiencing historic flooding since March, and while some wildlife is benefiting from the extra water, other animals are having a harder time getting by.
The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is reviewing an application for an interim storage facility proposed by New Jersey-based Holtec International. The facility, which would be the first of its kind, would house high-level and low-level nuclear waste from reactors across the country near Carlsbad, New Mexico.
While traveling abroad, tourists may face wildlife crime and abuses on many fronts, including at restaurants and in local shops. Travelers don’t have to feel helpless, however.
Across the West, communities of color — four in five San Jose residents are Hispanic — suffer disproportionately from the output of polluting industries, and are more likely to live near Superfund sites and other places detrimental to their health. “It hurts,...
Prairie grasslands are considered North America’s most endangered ecosystem. Chris Helzer, The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Nebraska director of science, says they suffer from an image problem. And he’s out to fix that with, well, images.
Records going back to the mid-1800s show millions were hunted.
Molly Mendenhall of Four Moons Farm in Los Lunas happened upon farming. After dropping out of the University of New Mexico, where she had been studying evolutionary biology, she moved to a house in Bosque Farms where, “instead of paying rent, I was planting fruit trees for the owner,” she says.