The rule would apply a calving season speed limit to more boaters than it currently affects.
The wide-ranging report found the number of Australian species listed as threatened had increased since the 2016 report.
Georgia is home to 83 species of turtles, lizards, snakes and the alligator, and most live on the coast.
Ozzie was experiencing symptoms such as decreased appetite, facial swelling and weakness in the past week. He was found deceased on Tuesday at the Atlanta zoo, where he lived since 1988.
Researchers who detected environmental DNA, or eDNA, in two zoos say the technique could one day be used to look for endangered species in remote locations in the wild.
After three years educating visitors to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Admiral the loggerhead was released into the wild.
The Interior Department plans to officially revoke a Trump-era rule that loosened enforcement of a longstanding law to protect migratory birds, the department said Thursday.
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.
A rare prehistoric looking turtle only found in south Georgia and north Florida might soon gain federal protection after struggling to rebound.
At an animal sanctuary in the Congo, young students are learning why the gentle, endangered apes known as bonobos should be seen as a national treasure.
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.
Officials say a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale has been found dead off the coast of South Carolina.
Growing wildfires have overtaken old-growth redwoods and endangered condor nests, but biologists say they could survive.
Scientists say parasites are important parts of ecosystems, but many are at risk of extinction. So, they're calling for a parasite conservation movement.