Biodiversity

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
All 17 species of Red Colobus, including Temminck's Red Colobus (Piliocolobus basius temminckii) are threatened, making this Africa's most threatened genus of monkeys. Hunting for bushmeat—much of it illegal—and habitat loss continue to pose the most urgent threats to primates across the continent. (Photo: Mic Mayhew/IUCN)
More than one in four of the 120,372 plant and animal species assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature are at risk of extinction.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Second growth redwood trees are seen in a grove at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California, on April 29, 2020. Save the Redwoods League is now focusing on preserving and restoring forests that have been clearcut in the past 100 or so years, after studies showed these forests sequester more carbon, faster than any other forest in the world. (Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)
"Protecting nature halts biodiversity loss, helps fight climate change, and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A mother and baby grizzly bear spotted in Yellowstone National Park.
"This decision solidifies the belief of numerous wildlife advocates and native...