Following a PETA campaign that condemned the poor treatment of caged animals in fur farms and emails from more than 280,000 concerned customers, Sephora has vowed to stop selling false eyelashes made from mink fur.
A new study shows that the mathematical model that explains the way the tropical stingless bees build their spiral honeycombs is the same as the one explaining how crystals grow.
Researchers in South Africa discovered a new species of pygmy seahorse – and it’s the first pygmy seahorse they have ever found in all of the Indian Ocean and African continent!
A court in San Francisco, USA has ruled that grizzly bears around the Yellowstone National Park will remain protected by the Endangered Species Act and must therefore not be hunted, despite being delisted from the act in 2017.
A decline in the coal industry in Kentucky, USA left a huge gap in the state’s economy. A nonprofit organisation could fix this problem with one impressive animal which needed a new home: elk.
Pakistan began planting millions of trees in its Changa Manga forest five years ago, and they are now facing a bonus consequence of their hard work: growing the trees has led the local bee population and honey production to thrive!
The first comprehensive in-water survey of turtle populations in the U.S. Pacific has shown a promising increase in the number of endangered green sea turtles over time.
The remains of a leatherback turtle that’s at least 2 meters long have been found in the north of Hamburg, Germany – and it’s around 11 million years old!
A landmark agreement in the U.S. is giving monarch butterflies the “right-of-way”: 45 transportation and energy companies as well as private landowners will create and maintain protected roadside and utility corridors across the nation to ensure safer habitats for the insects.
In 2013, the Netherlands voted to close all mink fur farms by 2024. But COVID-19 has led the Dutch government to shut down the industry a whole lot sooner – by the end of this year, in fact!