Environment News from National Geographic News
Experts on rare and threatened species issue a warning that lemurs and slipper orchids are at risk of widespread extinction.
Obama administration hopes to protect more pristine ocean habitat by opening up nominations for new marine sanctuaries.
The awe-inspiring bears are almost extinct in Washington State, but the government is now studying whether they should be brought back.
A steady trickle of water is bringing wildlife back to a few parts of the Colorado River Delta.
In 2012, Sombath Somphone vanished at a police stop. It was caught on camera.
More people are eating local and organic foods, but the planetary diet still is not sustainable.
Google Maps Gallery brings classic National Geographic cartography online.
Nicaragua's proposed canal threatens vital forests and wetlands, warn experts.
An innovative mapping project could help indigenous people claim ancestral lands-and protect ancient forest.