Crackdown on shark fishing opposed by Japan, China

Mar 14, 2013
Japan and China have failed to block new restrictions on shark fishing at an international conference in Thailand.
Posted In: animals, Japan, China, endangered species

Drug companies cash in on curing animals

Sep 3, 2012
Animal health care is the fastest growing sector of health care. Medicine for the pets we love and the livestock we eat is a more than $4 billion business for the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.
Posted In: veternarian, pets, animals

Threatened species decision on koalas delayed

Feb 20, 2012
In Australia, conservationists are making the case that koalas are a threatened species. Government regulators aren't so sure.
Posted In: Australia, animals

Putting a price on your pet's health

Feb 17, 2012
The price of looking after your pet is rising as far and fast as the cost of human healthcare. Gregory Warner reports on why we are willing to pay so much for our animals.
Posted In: pets, animals, dogs, cats, healthcare, care, surgery

What animals are predicting for the Super Bowl

Jan 30, 2012
Animals across the country are predicting who will win this year's Super Bowl.
Posted In: football, Super Bowl, animals

Nosy humans find news ways to invade mountain lion privacy

Aug 30, 2011
Well, that would be the headline in a mountain lion version of this story. (But how could they type a newsletter without articulated fingers and an...
Posted In: animals, mountain lions, sensors


Jun 15, 2011
Badgers, like internet data, exist in a series of tubes. But getting in those underground tubes is tricky. For one thing, they're underground. For...
Posted In: animals, badgers, you guys

Internet can help you track amphibians

Jun 2, 2011
Yesterday, we mentioned a story about a new startup using social data to help you find where the sick people are. Today, the story of AmphibiaWeb....
Posted In: animals, tracking

Zuckerberg eating only what he kills

May 27, 2011
The Head Face says he's trying this for a year to get more of a feel for sustainable farming or something. Dude's killing goats and pigs. At least...
Posted In: animals, Facebook, head face, zuckerberg

Scientists use sensors to get close-ups of wild animals; now you can see all this online

Feb 28, 2011
The Smithsonian has launched a new website that features more than 200,000 photos taken by researchers from automated cameras. The cameras have...
Posted In: animals, Entertainment, photography, Science, smithsonian, social media, Web Culture