Illegal timber sales from Senegal to Gambia could see the Casamance forest depleted significantly in the next two years, the former environment minister said Thursday.
A South African lion who escaped twice from a national park since last year is being moved to another park where, officials say, there is little chance of a breakout.
Spanish police say they seized 74 illegally hunted African elephant tusks worth an estimated $222,000 and arrested a man who was trying to legalize possession of them so they could...
The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 3 p.m.
A helicopter has retrieved the body of a Dutch climber who died last week on Mount Everest while attempts were being made to retrieve the bodies of two other climbers.
Australian officials say three pieces of debris found washed ashore in Mozambique and the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius will be examined by investigators to see if they came fro...
Smokers and polluters in New Zealand will get hit with higher taxes as part of the government's economic plan.
Gisele Bundchen is fighting for sea turtles.
Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of m...
An underground water main break along Florence's picturesque Arno River has created a 200-yard-long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars.