The good news? China's population of wild giant pandas has increased by nearly 17 percent in the last decade.
The bad news? Of these wild pandas, 223 are at high risk of not surviving, an official survey on the endangered bears has found.
Metro Vancouver's wildlife rescue center now has a full house, caring for about 500 garter snakes rescued from their den at a Delta, B.C. construction site. The reptiles were rudely awakened from their winter rest because of construction activities.
The endangered southern resident killer whale population has grown again with the birth of the third orca calf in the past two months. This calf was born to the 'L' pod, the other two were born to the 'J' pod.
Ocean animals have been getting larger over the millennium. According to a new analysis, reviewing thousands of species from the Earth’s seas since the Cambrian Period, there has been a gradual uplift in size.
China's giant pandas are having a population boom, according to a survey conducted by the Chinese government. The survey, released Saturday states that their numbers in the wild have increased by nearly 17 percent during the last decade.
NASA satellite studies show that in the past decade Antarctic ice melt has been adding about 118 billion metric tons per year to the oceans. This has raised concerns about a drastic reshaping of the world's major coastlines with heavy human population.
Police in the Washington state community of Ocean Shores are telling people to stay out of the water as they believe a large great white shark is trolling the shores. They issued the warning after tests were done on a seal that was bitten in half.
Members of two different Peruvian native groups have occupied the airport of Pluspetrol, an Argentine oil company that is accused of failing to compensate local communities for damage to the environment.
It was discovered on Tuesday that a drainage ditch moving runoff water from the contaminated roof of Sector 2 at Fukushima was transporting water rich in cesium together with rain into the sea, with radiation levels 20 times higher than at the plant.
A new study using satellite-based imagery from 1990 to 2010 shows the real extent of tropical rainforest deforestation around the globe. The rate of deforestation was found to have accelerated by 62 percent.
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The accuracy of India's recent tiger census that suggested tiger numbers have increased is now being called into question by a new study.
The Indian government had celebrated the rise in tiger numbers from 1706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014.
While fishing in the Po Delta last week, an Italian fisherman, Dino Ferrari, managed to reel in a 280-pound wels catfish. The monstrous fish is being touted as the largest wels catfish ever caught with a rod and reel.
China's fireworks displays can be spectacular and loud during the celebration of the Lunar New Year. The noise apparently scared a seven-month-old tiger cub kept in a high-rise apartment, causing it to plunge to its death.