The waters off the Georgia coast are a vital calving ground for the North Atlantic Right Whale. This calving season, which winds down in April, has been a rare bright spot for the critically endangered whales, with scientists counting more babies than in the last three seasons combined. But experts say the gains may not be enough to save the species. On this episode of Georgia Today, we hear the latest on efforts to protect the right whale.
Some of the country's last beaches spared from development are now carpeted in globs of tar from an oil spill in the Mediterranean, damaging beaches that are nesting grounds for endangered turtles.
The Army Corps of Engineers said its plan to dredge during sea turtle nesting season is an effort to protect right whales, but environmental groups don't buy it.
The critically endangered whales had more babies than they have in years, but still not enough to save the species. And several died in all-too-common ways.
Despite Biden's ambitious climate plan, Haaland told lawmakers the country would not abandon fossil fuels "overnight." If confirmed, she would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.
The undeveloped land will be preserved to protect multiple populations of gopher tortoise that live there.
The Georgia Board of Natural Resources Tuesday approved nine parks, renovation and land acquisition projects worth about $20 million, the second round of funding through the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act.
The whale has not been seen for days, lessening the chances scientists can find and disentangle it.
For some, the federal proposal to bump a rare Southern bird from the endangered species list represents a great success story in conservation.
But to others, the move puts at risk the red-cockaded woodpecker’s fragile gains made in the 50 years since the species was deemed to be nearing extinction. For decades, the bird has been protected under the same federal wildlife law credited with saving the bald eagle, the American alligator and other species.
Large-scale solar farms are running into opposition from people who want to save farmland. Now solar companies are trying to combine solar and farming.
Scientists say parasites are important parts of ecosystems, but many are at risk of extinction. So, they're calling for a parasite conservation movement.
Georgia has bears in the mountains to the north and in the swamps in the south, but there’s also a small population in the middle of the state, about...
Conservation groups have purchased a swath of land that they describe as one of the largest unprotected open space parcels along the southeast Atlantic...
For the last 31 years, sharks have been subject to a week of media frenzy, taking place each July. But, throughout the year, they face a number of...
Coastal residents and conservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday over the proposed Spaceport Camden. They said Camden County is breaking state and...