endangered species

NYT: Bernhardt worked to block report on endangered species

While serving as the Interior Department's deputy secretary, President Donald Trump's current pick for the department's top post led an effort to stop the release of a report on the risks pesticides pose to endangered species, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

Trump admin strips key provisions of Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration announced major changes it wants to make to parts of the Endangered Species Act that it argues loosen regulations while providing the best conservation results, but environmentalists warn the suggested changes to the 45-year-old law could harm species that need protection.

Video catches shark attacking boat

A diver off the coast of New Zealand caught an extraordinary video of a large mako shark biting down on the deck of his boat as he was preparing to get in the water.