Zimbabwe reportedly has rounded up dozens of baby elephants from a national park for export to China.
Researchers are tracking the elusive predators as habitat loss pushes them closer to urban areas.
Countries vie for long-term development of Arctic's oil and natural gas.
Europe's hard-working Venus Express has finally run out of gas and will start to fall through the planet's thick atmosphere.
Rosetta mission scientists grow hopeful for a revival of their stranded Philae lander.
The U.S. Navy honors a late World War II captain of a ship that sank a German U-boat off Louisiana, based on new exploration.
Professor Wu, a critically endangered Chinese giant salamander, is the face of a new effort to save these creatures in the wild.
Photographer Michael Melford is celebrating the announcement that the U.S. government will protect the area's waters from oil and gas development.