"The Biden administration is throwing out the definition of “habitat” for endangered animals, returning to an understanding that existed before the government under President Donald J. Trump shrank the areas that could be protected for animals under threat of extinction."
"There's a vast world around us that animals can perceive — but humans can't."
"I could tell she knew I was there. But the burly matriarch of the Nshongi mountain gorilla family was ignoring me as she plucked branches from a bush and lazily munched on the leaves, like a teenager working her way through a packet of crisps."
"U.N. negotiations to seal a global pact to protect nature - already delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic - are set to be moved to Canada in December after an agreement was made with host nation China, environmentalists said on Monday."
"A coalition of environmental groups sued the Biden administration on Wednesday for failing to consider the harms caused to endangered species from the emissions produced by oil and gas drilling on public lands."
"With the polar bear species in a fight for survival because of disappearing Arctic sea ice, a new distinct group of Greenland bears seem to have stumbled on an icy oasis that might allow a small remote population to “hang on.”
"A bill to conserve endangered species — from the red-cockaded woodpecker to the snuffbox mussel — was passed by the U.S. House in a 231-to-190 vote on Tuesday."
"An Alaska Native tribe has nominated for consideration as a national marine sanctuary an area around the Pribilof Islands that supports Stellar sea lions, northern fur seals and other marine life."
"“We can’t put this one back in the bottle,” said the researcher behind a recent study about the spread of zoonotic diseases."
"Animals-turned-oceanographers are helping biologists find out what they do when they get to the cold, dark depths".