Conservation

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Faced with the growing crisis of declining bee populations, the White House on Tuesday released its strategy for improving pollinator health. Almost immediately, experts decried the plan, saying it "misses the mark" by refusing to acknowledge the overwhelming role that pesticides play in driving bee deaths. Under the strategy (pdf) put forth by...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Asian or Asiatic elephant. (Photo: Dennis Jarvis/flickr/cc)
The world's plant-eating giants—including hippopotamuses, elephants, rhinoceros...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Environmentalists warn the development project could lower the aquifer that feeds springs and streams that support wildlife and recreation on the park's South Rim, pictured here. (Photo: Rich Herrmann/flickr/cc)
The U.S. Forest Service is considering approval for a mega-development on the...