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Endangered Animals

Hunted Tigers: The Fading Roar of Earth's Magical Feline

Charles Annenberg Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Annenberg Weingarten

I recently interviewed Belinda Wright, founder of the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) and an award winning pioneer in the fight to save the tigers of India.2010-11-23-Screenshot20101123at9.19.47AM.png

PHOTOS: Seahorses, Kinkajou, Sugar Gliders And 8 Other Pets You Shouldn't Buy

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This year, over 62 percent of American households care for pets in 71.4 million homes. Pet ownership rates have risen nationwide from 56 percent sinc...

WATCH: Chicago River Alligator Caught, Will Be Taken To A Gator-Friendly Area

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

How a 3-foot-long alligator ended up in the Chicago River is a mystery--but his time in Chicago will draw to a close after Tuesday's capture. The ga...

PHOTOS: Chickens Descended From T-Rexes Other Wacky Animal Evolution Stories

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Did you know that polar bears evolved from brown bears? Or that chickens are the descendants of tyrannosaurus rex? Did you hear that the nambaroo, the...

Fly Your Sea Turtle Flag High: A Slippery Stew of Shrimp, Oil, and Sea Turtles

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

Endangered ancient sea turtles are completely caught up in this mess with us. The timing of this oil spill is brutal for people and sea turtles. It appears that things will get much worse.

Did You Barbecue Pig or Pug This Fourth?

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Irene Monroe

What did you put on your grill this 4th of July? Pork ribs? Beef burgers? Farm-raised chickens? Or, domesticated dogs? No, not hot dogs? Dogs! The one...

PHOTOS: Saving Tasmanian Devils

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Australia's Taronga Zoo's newest exhibit is a Tasmanian devil breeding center. The center, located in Sydney, opened to aid the effort to prevent the ...

7 Animals Being Eaten To Extinction (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With human populations increasing worldwide and consumers demanding rare and exotic meals, endangered animals are being hunted for food at an increasi...

California Condor Chick Hatches: Baby Bird Is First In More Than 100 Years Born In Federal Park

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green


13 Threatened Animals Of The Ocean (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are currently 620 species of marine animals designated as threatened on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List. These an...

Not Another Shark Movie: How a New Documentary Depicts Great White Sharks as More Than Just Killers

Levi Novey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Levi Novey

Aronson thinks he has added something new to "what has been said" about great whites. Titled White Shark Cafe, his film refers to an area in the Pacific Ocean where scientists recently discovered that great white sharks gather frequently for unclear reasons.

Obama Short on Environmental Issues

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cindy Letchworth

Obama has improved some of the areas that the past administration left in decay. He has made steps to better the natural world, but we are still falling short of seeing the big picture.

World Bank: Tiger Farms Should Be Shut Down

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BANGKOK — China and other Asian nations should shut privately run tiger farms as they are inhumane and fuel demand for the endangered big cat's ...

Florida Cold Weather: 53,000 Fish Lost But Turtles Rescued

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Sanibel Island's Gulf waters have rebounded from a chilly 47 degrees recorded during last week's unprecedented cold snap that decimated fish populatio...

Bryant Austin's Stunning Whale Photography (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Marine Mammal Conservation Through The Arts is producing a documentary about Bryant Austin, a photographer whose life-size photographs of endangered w...

Pandas 'Chirp' To Get Pregnant

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For female giant pandas who can only conceive on a few days once a year, being able to say 'when' is vital. Now a report reveals that female giant pa...

Can Extinct Animals Be Resurrected? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The woolly mammoth and saber-tooth tiger may only be the stuff of legend today, but that may not always be the case, according to recent research on t...

Go Nuts To Help Save The Dormouse

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A conservation charity has urged the public to scour woodlands for half-eaten hazelnuts to help track down and record the whereabouts of the elusive, ...

Koalas Could Go Extinct

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Australia's koalas could be wiped out within 30 years unless urgent action is taken to halt a decline in population, according to researchers....

Endangered Species: Nine Animals That May Not Survive The Next Decade (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As we come to the end of decade, there have been amazing conservation efforts to help endangered species across the globe we can be proud of. However,...

Polar Bear Cub Hitches A Ride

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Arctic waters are at best chilly and at worst close to freezing...Which may explain why a polar bear cub has recently been seen riding on the back of ...

Anti-fungal Drugs Could Save Endangered Frogs Around the World

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

IUCN: "Amphibians are the most threatened group of animals in the world, with one in three of the 6,000... species at risk of extinction." And according to the IUCN, that's bad for humans too.

Vote For The New Animal Face Of Global Warming (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The National Wildlife Federation is currently searching for the new spokes-animal of global warming. Flip through our slideshow, vote for your favori...

This Week in Animals: Blended Families, Panda Porn, Marching Penguins And More! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The HuffPost Green page showcased some wild animal stories this week including scientific studies, animal videos and remarkable photos. Don't forget t...

Pikas Threatened By Global Warming

BigGreenBoulder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Environmentalists are concerned that warming global temperatures will push pikas higher and higher, eventually eliminating their habitats altogether. ...