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Mar 5, 2013 at 10:20 PM
BANGKOK (AP) — Conservationists say there's a new threat to the survival of Africa's endangered elephants that may be just as deadly as poachers' bullets: the black-market trade of ivory in cyberspace.

Illegal tusks are being bought and...
Mar 5, 2013 at 8:21 AM
Conservationists say there's a new threat to the survival of Africa's endangered elephants that may be just as deadly as poachers' bullets: the black-market trade of ivory in cyberspace.
Feb 21, 2013 at 7:07 PM
A royal penguin that became stranded on a beach more than 1,000 miles from its sub-Antarctic home has died at a New Zealand zoo.
Feb 21, 2013 at 8:03 AM
Thirsty and thin, a royal penguin has been found stranded on a New Zealand beach more than 1,000 miles from its sub-Antarctic home.
Jan 9, 2013 at 5:00 AM
Seven federal fisheries scientists filed a complaint Monday claiming their supervisor censored their research into the water needs of threatened Klamath Basin salmon because it was viewed by others as biased.
Dec 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM
Trophy grizzly bear hunts are under consideration for the Northern Rockies in the surest sign yet that more than 30 years of federal protection for the fearsome animal is nearing an end across much of the region.
Nov 22, 2012 at 10:03 AM
The last building block of the Obama administration's strategy unveiled Wednesday to keep the northern spotted owl from extinction nearly doubles the amount of Northwest national forest land dedicated to protecting the bird by the Bush administration four years ago.
Nov 10, 2012 at 12:03 PM
After defeating a proposal in 2010 to ban the export of an endangered fish that is a key ingredient of sushi, Japan and Asian nations argued it should be left to quota-setting international fisheries bodies to bring the species back from the brink.
Sep 30, 2012 at 2:57 PM
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. wants to use big air guns to emit strong sound waves to make three-dimensional maps of fault zones, but biologists say the project is likely to have "unavoidable adverse effects" on marine life and the environment.
Sep 18, 2012 at 8:13 AM
The scientists and fishermen on board the Ocearch, a repurposed crabbing vessel, received word that their scouting boat had hooked a great white shark, sparking a flurry of activity.
Sep 5, 2012 at 10:10 PM
You thought Barack and Mitt were fierce presidential candidates? Try Ahpun the polar bear and Denali the wolf.
Aug 18, 2012 at 8:00 AM
A sea turtle rescued two months ago off the Oregon coast is making a stop in Eugene on Tuesday before being flown its new home at Sea World in San Diego.
Jul 26, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The northern spotted owl, a threatened species in the Pacific Northwest, would actually benefit in the long run from active management of the forest lands that form its primary habitat and are increasingly vulnerable to stand-replacing fire,...
Jun 29, 2012 at 12:05 PM
Three abandoned Western snowy plover chicks are receiving care at the Oregon Coast Aquarium this week after their parents were killed by a red fox at Bandon State Natural Area.
Jun 29, 2012 at 11:15 AM

NEWPORT, Ore. - Three abandoned Western snowy plover chicks are receiving care at the Oregon Coast Aquarium this week after their parents were killed by a red fox at Bandon State Natural Area. 

The birds, currently listed as...