LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA (NOVEMBER 2013) (REUTERS) – U.S. conservation groups lashed out this week against a White House decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African nations to bring home the endangered animals’ tusks or other body parts as souvenirs. Continue reading
ALBA, ITALY (NOVEMBER 11, 2017) (REUTERS) – Alba in the north western region of Piemonte is known as Italy’s white truffle capital. Licensed truffle hunters forage from autumn through late February with dogs trained to recognize their scent. Growing spontaneously in the earth in just a few regions of Italy and central Europe, white truffles have a unique flavour and aroma. Continue reading
Grizzly bears on Kodiak Island changed their diets and started eating berries instead of salmon because of climate change, according to a new study. Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – A temporary city of art has been created in the desert of South Africa during the annual AfrikaBurn event in the Tankwa Karoo in the Northern Cape.
Scientists have discovered plant life that is 1.6 billion years old, putting the origin of plant life on the planet back 400 million years earlier than previously thought.
After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gives birth to a baby boy, delighting hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed from a New York zoo in anticipation of the long-overdue event.
China Global Television Network (CGTN) – China has shut down 67, or one third its ivory factories and retail stores, and will shut down the remaining 105 by the end of the year, according to the State Forestry Administration on Friday.
Chicago residents in downtown are treated to handouts of spring flowers on the first official day of spring to help create awareness about the importance of bee pollination.
Officials at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington prepare giant panda Bao Bao for her trip to China.
The latest wearable technology for pets promises to help owners understand the emotions of their animals, as Jim Drury reports. Continue reading