- Scientists link dolphin deaths in Gulf to 2010 BP spill Updated: May-20-15 4:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico.
- To fight bee decline, Obama proposes more land to feed bees Updated: May-19-15 1:31 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration hopes to save the bees by feeding them better.
- Researchers warn farmers to prepare for invasive pests Updated: May-18-15 10:00 am
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - New Mexico's number one crop, alfalfa, is at risk of new invasive pests as they establish themselves in the state.
- Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star Updated: May-17-15 6:00 pm
BOSTON - They're gonna need a bigger Twitter.
- 2 broods of cicadas make mating history in Missouri Updated: May-17-15 11:58 am
ST. LOUIS - Entomologists are predicting a noisy summer in Missouri as two broods of long-living cicadas emerge.
- Early snow helped Maine deer hunters have a big year Updated: May-16-15 3:51 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's state biologists say early snowfall helped the Pine Tree State's deer hunters have a productive year in 2014.
- Cicadas swarm with an incessant sound over central Louisiana Updated: May-16-15 3:01 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - The incessant sound of hundreds of millions of cicadas has invaded central Louisiana.
- Surveys continue after lynx family documented in Vermont Updated: May-16-15 11:05 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Researchers are still surveying for Canada lynx in northern Vermont and New Hampshire after evidence of a family of the federally threatened animals was discovered in 2012 and 2013, the first time in Vermont's history that a reproductive lynx had been documented.
- Maine, packed with moose, didn't have so many ticks Updated: May-15-15 5:08 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's state animal - the moose - fared better with potentially deadly ticks this past winter than in previous years, but the herd remains imperiled by the parasites in northern New England and beyond, wildlife biologists said.
- Study: With goats, chickens, program helps poorest get by Updated: May-14-15 2:14 pm
NEW YORK - The very poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, sheep, chickens or other livestock and training in how to make money from them, a large six-nation study concludes.
- Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year Updated: May-13-15 11:59 am
WASHINGTON - More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.
- Winter proves tough on deer, states weigh hunting limits Updated: May-06-15 4:56 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough winter killed off many of the animals.
- Biologists capture all 5 bears out of Anchorage neighborhood Updated: Apr-30-15 3:28 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Biologists have captured the last of five black bears that were frequenting an Anchorage neighborhood.
- Hawaii scientists try to explain uptick in shark attacks Updated: Apr-30-15 2:38 pm
HONOLULU - As the number of shark attacks in Maui continues to climb, researchers at the University of Hawaii are trying to figure out the reason.
- Researchers want help tracking Utah fireflies Updated: Apr-30-15 10:43 am
PROVO, Utah - Researchers are trying to determine whether there is a new firefly species in Utah, and they want your help.
- Snake lovers hit southern Illinois for annual migrations Updated: Apr-28-15 11:34 am
SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST, Illinois - You don't have to be a herpetologist to savor the slice of this federal forest where a stunning array of reptiles and amphibians congregates beneath soaring limestone bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.
- Owensboro woman breeds dwarf frogs as pets Updated: Apr-26-15 10:53 am
OWENSBORO, Kentucky - Samantha Lester did not become a breeder of small amphibious frogs by choice.
- Jaws meets kangaroo? Rare, cute pocket shark found in deep Updated: Apr-23-15 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON - Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark - the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.