| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:32 AM
PARK CITY, Utah -- "Dinosaur 13," a documentary about the discovery of the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton named Sue and the ensuing legal fight over control of the bones, has been acquired by Lionsgate and CNN Films.
The deal, completed Friday morning, is...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:26 PM
SEATTLE — The largest open-pit mine in North America, proposed for Alaska's wild and remote Bristol Bay region, would have a devastating effect on the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery and the Alaska Natives and fishermen who depend on it,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:05 AM
From an urban puma's perspective, the news of late from greater Los Angeles has been mixed.
On the positive front, a small population of mountain lions is surviving in the relatively compact confines of the Santa Monica Mountains, where deer are...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Designated a national park just a year ago, Pinnacles can overwhelm with the sheer number of adjectives that leap to mind. "Mind-bending," "extraordinary," "wondrous" — all fall flat when you try to describe this surreal landscape of cloven cliffs,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The Badwater 135 Ultramarathon race will go on — just not in Death Valley National Park, where it was scheduled for July 21-23.
The park this week announced it was suspending spring and summer endurance events pending a safety review, which...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Death Valley National Park suspended permits for the iconic Badwater 135 Ultramarathon and other running and bicycling endurance events in the park until officials can complete a safety review, a statement on the park's website said Monday....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:14 PM
You’ll know it’s springtime in the Santa Monica Mountains when wildlife biologists start alerting curious visitors to keep their distance from the first red-legged frog reintroduction effort ever attempted in Southern California....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A Montana newlywed accused of killing her husband in Glacier National Park pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder after four days of trial -- half the time her marriage lasted.
Jordan Linn Graham, 22, accepted a plea bargain in the July death...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Brian Sanders, a charter boat captain in Everglades National Park in Florida, was returning from a fishing expedition when he thought he saw black kayaks trying to come ashore. After moving closer, he realized the strange black forms were pilot whales...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Florida whales that were trapped in water only a few feet deep Wednesday moved to deeper waters Thursday morning, but prospects for the animals remained grim, wildlife officials said.
More than 50 short-finned pilot whales were stranded in shallow...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Ten short-finned pilot whales were dead and more than 40 marooned in shallow water in a remote area of Everglades National Park in Florida, and officials warned Wednesday they were not likely to survive.
"Most of these mass strandings that occur do...