Wildlife Populations Have Shrunk by 60 Percent Since 1970
Wildlife Populations Have Shrunk by 60 Percent Since 1970
A new report finds the decline in vertebrate abundance over the past four decades is most severe in South and Central America.
Wildlife Populations Have Shrunk by 60 Percent Since 1970
Wildlife Populations Have Shrunk by 60 Percent Since 1970

A new report finds the decline in vertebrate abundance over the past four decades is most severe in South and Central America.

A new report finds the decline in vertebrate abundance over the past four decades is most severe in South and Central America.

habitat loss
First Bumblebee Species Declared Endangered in U.S.
First Bumblebee Species Declared Endangered in U.S.
Kerry Grens | Jan 11, 2017
The federal government concludes the rusty patched bumblebee is nearing extinction.
One-Third of Cactus Species Threatened
One-Third of Cactus Species Threatened
Karen Zusi | Oct 6, 2015
A global assessment of declining cacti populations places responsibility on increasing human activities.
Global Tree Count Updated
Global Tree Count Updated
Karen Zusi | Sep 3, 2015
Latest study puts the total number of trees on Earth at 3 trillion, well above previous estimates.
Butterflies in Peril
Butterflies in Peril
Bob Grant | Aug 12, 2015
Several recent studies point to serious—and mysterious—declines in butterfly numbers across the globe.
Pick your frog poison
Jessica P. Johnson | May 31, 2011
Human development may destroy natural habitats, but it could also provide amphibians with a safe haven from deadly fungal infections.