Thirty-one species were declared extinct in the latest Red List — but it's not all bad news. Several species, including the European bison, have been recovering.
Two species of mako shark may soon be protected under CITES, an international agreement to save the planet's threatened wildlife.
The Trump administration proposed major changes to protect endangered species and a few of your favorite animals could be in jeopardy.
Nearly 1,400 species, including endangered manatees and hawksbill turtles, live in the region.
A new proposal appears to cut protections for threatened animals.
A new global analysis finds nearly half of threatened mammals are at risk, up from just 7 percent.
Reversing the drastic decline in biodiversity is the most important goal for sustainable development. Biodiversity is the collection of species and the environment in which they inhabit. Biodiversity is the life in an ecosystem.
Instead of waiting for habitats to be destroyed, we can give these animals a fighting chance at survival.
There are far more urgent threats, including exploitation and agriculture.
The ESA is specifically designed to support continued state and local efforts to conserve listed species and their habitat