Numbers of critically endangered orange-bellied parrot soar from low 20s to more than 100

There has been little good to say about the recent history of the critically endangered orange-bellied…

Schumer to introduce legislation preventing Trump from signing stimulus checks

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. | Andrew Harnik, File/AP Photo Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is…

Backlash grows as pandemic relief stumbles

This article was reported in collaboration with Zachary Warmbrodt, Susannah Luthi, John Hendel, Ryan McCrimmon, Michael…

Silence is golden for whales as lockdown reduces ocean noise

In cities, human lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic have offered some respite to the natural world,…

‘The bliss of a quiet period’: lockdown is a unique chance to study the nature of cities

Peregrine falcons have swapped sea cliffs for the UK parliament and red-crowned parrots have left tropical…

Country diary: who killed our blackbird? The sparrowhawk has form in this area

I found the remains of the blackbird on the strip of rough grass between the hedge…

Could bringing Neanderthals back to life save the environment? The idea is not quite science fiction | James Bradley

In 2015, flooding exposed the frozen bodies of two cave lion cubs in the Yakutia region…

Pelosi, Schumer demand small business carve-out as SBA restrains loans

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo House Speaker…

Chummy Senate Democrats jump into veep stakes

The Senate didn’t deliver a president in 2020. But it’s a good bet a senator will…

Schumer, Warren demand investigations of small business loans

Sens. Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sens. Chuck Schumer, Elizabeth Warren and…