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Botswana is re-legalizing hunting elephants because it says they’re causing chaos by killing livestock and fighting with people
Botswana has 130,000 elephants, more than any other country. Its Environment Ministry says the levels need to be controlled to protect humans.
McDonald's commissioned the project to pay homage to its restaurants in Sweden with beehives on their rooftops.
Notre-Dame Cathedral had been crumbling for decades before it caught fire, and funds to restore it were tied down in a uniquely French bureaucratic me...
France has a particular reluctance to involve the state in religious matters and also a complicated bureaucracy with responsibility for Notre-Dame.
Even with the best of intentions, environmentalists have killed species, harmed ecosystems, and wasted electricity.
The world’s largest bee was found in the wild 38 years after its last sighting. It was one of the planet’s top 25 ‘most wanted’...
Wallace's giant bee hadn't been seen alive for nearly four decades. Now, scientists have found and photographed it in Indonesia.
An Australian national park is asking people to stop taking selfies with wombats and take a pledge to be a ‘respectful traveler’
Anyone who goes to Maria Island will see a sign that reads 'I take this pledge to respect and protect the furred and feathered residents of Maria.'
A Swiss philanthropist has donated $1 billion to save the Earth’s wild lands and waters from destruction. Here’s where the money is going....
The Wyss Foundation has already donated more than $66 million as part of its $1 billion pledge to help conserve 30% of the planet's lands and oceans.
Wildlife across the globe stunned in 2018. Here are some winners from the London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest.
A Swiss billionaire is donating $1 billion in an attempt to save the planet’s wild lands and waters from destruction
Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wyss has pledged $1 billion to help conserve more of the Earth's land and oceans.
If shows like those on Discovery's Shark Week or National Geographic's SharkFest make you want to see these creatures in the wild, you should get SCUBA-certified. If you are a diver, you can hover underwater with sharks and watch them in their natural environments.