The luxuries of remote work were temporary for many. As workplaces reopen offices and resume in-person operations, pet owners are scrambling to adjust to a new routine.
A man in Alaska, who said that he had been mauled by a bear and that the animal had returned to his camp and harassed him every night for a week, was rescued by the Coast Guard.
A brief recording of gopher tortoise “vocalizations” was shared online this week by Georgia’s Coastal Ecology Lab, which has been spying on tortoises in the Coastal Plain and recording their activities.
A new analysis by environmental group Oceana finds most vessels on the ocean violate speed restrictions aimed at protecting endangered right whales, and the Southeast has the worst compliance.
Terrified of the "huge" spider on her porch, a woman used Amazon's special instructions section to ask her delivery driver to kill it. He did, and now she's trying to find him to say, "Thank you."
Nine golden retrievers from the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry arrived at the site of the Champlain Towers South collapse to help families and first responders process their grief.
The hordes of fish were killed by a red tide, a large "bloom" of toxic algae that appears on Florida's Gulf Coast about once a year. Experts say the bloom shouldn't be happening right now.
Burnsville, Minn., officials have urged residents and owners of pet goldfish not to dispose of them in local lakes, warning that doing so causes major environmental impacts.
We are marking 50 years of NPR with a look back at stories from the archive. For this collection, we take a look at our best stories on bats.
Shark Week, a Discovery Channel staple, is now 33 years old.
More than 840 manatee deaths were recorded between Jan. 1 and July 2, according to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The Entomological Society of America says the common names for the two insects include a pejorative for Roma people. It's part of a wider effort to replace names that are inappropriate or offensive.
Scientists investigated the phenomenon of fireflies flashing in sync and found that the insects may coordinate their strobing by watching others in the group.
The announcement comes five years after the International Union for Conservation of Nature officially removed giant pandas from its endangered list.
The very antithesis of a fox-taming tale, Catherine Raven's memoir shows us that we are surrounded by wild animals who make thoughtful decisions and experience joys and sorrows on their own terms.