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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...

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,...

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....

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. ...

Puppies? Koalas? How About These Endangered Species, Oprah and Miranda Kerr

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Sadly, it's the cuddly animals that get noticed in this beauty-conscious world.

Happy Birthday Baby: This Week In Animal Birthdays

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green love to celebrate birthdays, so this week we decided to welcome some animals from zoos across Europe into the world. Happy B...

10 of Nature's Tiniest Animals (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green love to celebrate nature's diversity but this collection of creatures are united by their miniature dimensions. Flip through...

Multiplying Like Bunnies? Not This Jackrabbit

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Rabbits are certainly known for their propensity for multiplying, but one species of jackrabbit is having trouble keeping up...

15 Baby Alligators Born In China

Mother Jones | by Julia Whitty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Despite these obstacles, 15 critically endangered Chinese alligators--the most endangered of all crocodilians--hatched at the mouth of the Yangtze. Th...

Kenya Ivory, Rhino Horn Seizure Tops 660 Pounds

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya seized more than 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of illegal ivory and black rhinoceros horn – some of it still bloody &n...

More Than 800 Wildlife Species Now Extinct

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

More than 800 animal and plant species have gone extinct in the past five centuries with nearly 17,000 now threatened with extinction, the Internation...

Colo. Biologists Discover Litter Of Lynx Kittens

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DENVER — The discovery of 10 lynx kittens this spring marks the first newborns documented in Colorado since 2006, heartening biologists overseei...

Sharks Face Risk Of Extinction

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Almost a third of the world's ocean shark species are facing extinction, conservationists warned yesterday....

15 Rare Elephants Shot In Indonesia For Ivory

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

AP: JAKARTA, Indonesia -- At least 15 endangered Sumatran elephants have been shot or poisoned to death with cyanide-laced fruit this year, marking a...

Rwanda 'Baptises' 18 Endangered Baby Gorillas

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Rwanda "baptised" 18 rare baby mountain gorillas at what has become an annual event to highlight the plight of the endangered species....

7 American Species Threatened by Global Warming

Environmental Defense Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Global warming is already starting to have a severe effect on our environment. The Environment Defense Fund has picked seven "ambassador species" -- l...

US To Reconsider Species Protection For Wolverines

AP | SUSAN GALLAGHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HELENA, Mont. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service intends to reconsider its decision that denied wolverines protection under the Endangered Spe...