The press was mostly interested in her position on Syria, but Hillary Clinton had something to say about poaching too. Why …
An Ancient Mammal Paves the Way for Modern Rodents
Paleontologists identify an ancient mammal species and ancestor to modern animals like rats and mice
21st Century Sloths and Other New Mammals
The recently discovered Olinguito is in good company—meet a leopard, a dolphin, a woolly rat and some warm-blooded creatures who debuted in the last few years.
Hola, Olinguito! The Smithsonian Discovers a New Mammal
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 Trouble with Beekeeping in the Anthropocene
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
Behind the Bee’s Knees: The Origins of Nine Bee-Inspired Sayings
These little insects are the buzz of the English language
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Cicadas
The little-known facts about the most popular insects of the spring
Traffic: Why It’s Time to Get Serious About the Bloody Illegal Wildlife Trade
Wildlife trafficking and poaching are on the rise, thanks to growing incomes in Asia and the involvement of major international crime syndicates. Is there hope for ending the war on wildlife?
Denizens of the Deep: Alexander Semenov’s Pictures of Undersea Creatures
A Russian diver and zoologist produces astounding photography of undersea creatures.
Face to Face with a South American Jaguar
The near threatened jaguar is the only big cat found in the Americas, and it’s usually quite shy. With good reason — jaguars are hunted for their skins, and their jungle habitat is being cleared for agriculture. And now the …