Climate change pushes great white sharks north
There never used to be young great white sharks basking off the busy beaches of central California, but as climate change starts to bite, warmer waters are enticing them north – with possibly catastrophic consequences for a whole ecosystem.
Hurricane Idalia pushed wild flamingos across the U.S.
Rare flamingo sightings have been reported across Northern states after Idalia. After more than a century of their absence, experts hope the birds will resettle in Florida.
Florida sand too hot for hatching baby sea turtles
Leatherback sea turtle hatchlings on the east coast are having a harder time in warmer temperatures. The turtles lay their eggs in the sand that's supposed to be cooler.
Dinosaur 'Barry' goes on sale in rare auction
An unusually well-preserved dinosaur skeleton, a Camptosaurus known as Barry that dates from the late Jurassic period some 150 million years ago, will go under the hammer in Paris next month. The dinosaur, which was first discovered in t...
Anti-vaccination movement extends to dog owners
The anti-vaccination movement that flourished during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to also apply to dog owners, increasing the risk of disease for dogs, their owners, and their vets, according to a Boston University study.
Elephants, people living side-by-side in Kenya
A new approach to wildlife conservation is under way in Kenya, where people and wild animals are living side by side. Traditional methods often meant moving Kenyans from their land to make way for protected parks.
"Nessie" hunters hear puzzling sounds in Loch Ness
Rainy weather disrupted the biggest search for the Loch Ness monster in decades, limiting the time that new technology like thermal drones could be used in the hunt.
Ice melt decimates Antarctica's penguin chicks
They are the largest of all penguins and they are threatened with extinction. A record loss of sea ice in Antarctica is dramatically affecting the survival of emperor penguins. For the first time, scientists are seeing widespread breedin...
Loss of Antarctic ice impacting emperor penguins
Emperor penguin chicks have been perishing at multiple breeding grounds in West Antarctica, drowning or freezing to death when sea ice eroded by global warming gave way under their feet, scientists say.
New animal welfare bill has bipartisan support
A new bipartisan bill, filed by Democrats and Republicans in both the U.S. House and Senate, called the Better CARE for Animals Act seeks to expand federal powers over animal safety.
Lolita the orca dies at Miami Seaquarium
Lolita, an orca whale held captive for more than a half-century, died Friday at the Miami Seaquarium as caregivers prepared to move her from the theme park in the near future. The Seaquarium posted a statement from the nonprofit group Fr...
Italians cope with invasion of blue crabs
For years, fishing communities in the Mediterranean have been plagued by an invasive species of crab that has wreaked havoc on local ecosystems. And in recent months, the Blue Crab has become a serious problem on Italy's north eastern co...
How gold mining contaminates Amazon wildlife
Mercury from illegal and poorly regulated gold mining is affecting terrestrial mammals deep in the Amazon rainforest, according to preliminary findings from a world-first study shared with Reuters.
'Like the the scene from Jaws': Fisherman hooks Great White Shark
An angler has had a shock after hooking a two metre Great White Shark not far from shore off Nova Scotia, Canada. Rick Austin capturing the moment on camera, including a spine-tingling breach.
Ancient whale from Peru may be Earth's largest animal
In Peru, the remains of what may have been the largest and heaviest animal to have ever lived are now on display. While the blue whale has long held the heavyweight title, the discovery of this ancient species of whale could tip the scal...
46,000 year old worm comes back to life
When scientists revived two female roundworms that were frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 46,000 years, they immediately started reproducing. Philipp Schiffer, group leader at the Institute for Zoology at the University of Cologne, e...
U.S labs implicated in monkey smuggling trade
Authorities in Thailand believe animal traffickers are smuggling monkeys across the border into Cambodia and Laos to be used for testing in laboratories. Thai authorities blame the smuggling of long-tailed macaques on high demand from Ch...
Great white shark takes on fishing boat
A New Brunswick man came face-to-face with a great white shark on a recent fishing trip. What they first thought was a tuna turned out to be something much bigger.
Dogs in Japanese offices aim to keep owners happy
"We're aiming to build a more attractive office culture." Japan's tech giant Fujitsu is taking cues from Silicon Valley with a dog office to improve employee well-being.
'Seahorse hotels' aim to help endangered species
The Sydney Seahorse Project has a new strategy to restock the wild population of White's Seahorses: seahorse hotels – grids made of biodegradable metal that will provide much needed habitat for the endangered species.
Why are killer whales ramming luxury boats?
A series of incidents involving killer whales ramming boats off the coast of the Iberian Peninsula has perplexed research scientists, boat captains and wildlife enthusiasts, and has given rise to a popular social media trend that humorou...
'Beyond rare': Baby orcas put on a show close to shore
Spectators in British Columbia, Canada got a surprise visit when a pod of orcas swam unusually close to a local fishing pier — and with them — a little calf. Bystanders saying the experience brought them to tears.
Scientists work to save endangered vaquita
The Gulf of California is home to the world’s most endangered marine mammal. The vaquita has been on the edge of extinction for years. But scientists trying to save the endangered species have just received some welcome news.
The Ukrainian retiree sweeping landmines for her cow
"If it weren't for the cow I wouldn't do it," Hanna Plishchynska tells Reuters, as she combs her pasture for unexploded munitions with a metal detector. The 67-year-old's village used to be on the Ukraine war's front line, and now she's ...
Half of world's species in decline, study warns
A new study suggests half of the world's species are in decline, amounting to what it warns is the widespread erosion of global biodiversity and another signal the planet is entering a mass extinction.
A.I that helps take care of your dog
John Honchariw, CEO and founder of Companion, joined Cheddar News to discuss the first innovative device solely designed to entertain, engage and have fun with your dog all day long. "What we aspire to as a company is to be a supplement ...
U.S returns giant panda amid souring China relations
A giant panda who spent two decades in the United States has been welcomed home to China. Ya Ya has been the subject of passionate discussions on social media, with many Chinese users accusing the US of neglecting her despite veterinaria...
Understanding the spike in East Coast Whale deaths
According to federal data, more than 30 whales have been found washed up along the eastern shore since Dec. 1, with over a dozen of them off the coast of New York and New Jersey. There's been a sudden jump in just the first few months of...
How Ukrainian filmmaker risked his life to save his dog
Stanislav Kapralov could have stayed away from the war in Ukraine. But when he found out his dog was missing in Kyiv, he packed up his camera and went searching. He discovered a country of people risking their lives to save animals.
India’s tiger population doubles to 3,000, survey finds
India’s tiger population has climbed to 3,167 in 2022, according to the latest census released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the country celebrates 50 years of its tiger conservation project. From 2006 to 2018, the tiger numbers alm...