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Study finds hundreds of thousands of tropical species at risk of extinction due to...

New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) provides further evidence that, even if we haven’t already entered a sixth era of species extinction on a global scale, it may yet be imminent.

Chimps could soon win legal personhood

Rights for many intelligent animals could hinge on a one-word edit in a law dictionary.

Court orders EPA to close loophole, factory farms required to report toxic pollution

“This safeguard isn't just about protecting the environment; it's about making entire communities safe for the people who live in them.”

Mexican government stands in solidarity with Sea Shepherd to save nearly extinct Vaquita

Illegal fishing has caused the vaquita numbers to dwindle down to less than 30.

333 Minke whales killed by Japanese fleet

“There is no robust scientific case for slaughtering whales.”

Tracking the numerous tactics used to attack environmental protections around the globe

A recent study published by the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution finds that laws designed to protect the environment and biodiversity from the harmful impacts of human activities are under assault around the globe.

Philadelphia cop arrested on animal cruelty charges

Long has been suspended by Police Commissioner Richard Ross for thirty days with the intent to dismiss.

Protect the bats from lethal wind turbines

Please sign the petition to tell the AWEA to make these changes so that we can save 90 percent of the bats rather than just 30 percent.

Chevron pipeline spills 4,800 gallons of oil, killing wildlife

The cause of the pipeline failure is under investigation.

Tigers and leopards to get new national park in China, 60% bigger than Yellowstone

A monitoring and rescue center for wild tigers and leopards will be set up, along with scientific and research facilities to complement the national park.