A spate of shark attacks off Hawaii raises old fears about the predators of the oceans. But humans are much more dangerous.
A new study calculates that by 2047, average temperatures across much of the planet will rise to levels higher than we’ve ever seen in recent history
In an age where extinction is the norm, a team of scientists from the Smithsonian discover a new species of mammal in the threatened cloud forests of South America
The beepocalypse is on the cover of TIME, but it looks like managed honeybees will still pull through. Wild bees—and wild species in general—won’t be so lucky in a human-dominated planet
When humans cause species to go extinct, the effects ripple throughout the surrounding ecosystem
May 23 is World Turtle Day, but turtles and tortoises are struggling, threatened by trade, habitat loss and hunting. Take a look at some of the most endangered turtles and tortoises in the world.
Extinctions are already on the rise as a growing human population displaces animals and plants. But if global warming continues unchecked, our planet could get a whole lot lonelier
The valuable—and flavorful fish is a favorite of sushi chefs around the world. But the very popularity of bluefin tuna could mean its doom.
Gabon is among many Central African countries attempting to crack down on the ivory trade after a record-breaking number of elephants were slaughtered in 2011.
The residents of California’s Santa Monica Bay have some rather noisy neighbors—and they’re not happy about it. That is the conclusion of a new study which shows that blue whales feeding off the coast of California stop …