Nation | Flora and Fauna | Environment

Video: Giant Great White Shark Frolics With Divers

"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.

Animals | Science | Environment | local | Pacific Ocean | Health | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife

Scientists Puzzled By High Cancer Rate Among West Coast Sea Lions

For almost 30 years, scientists have struggled to understand why so many sea lions get cancer. If they can, they also might answer some of the biggest questions about why humans do, too.

World | Nation | Flora and Fauna

Matchmaking Scientists Find Romeo The Frog His Own Juliet

It's been a 10-year quest but researchers have discovered a female Sehuencas water frog that could help save the species from extinction.

World | Flora and Fauna | Environment

Dozens Of Stranded Seals Flounder In Canadian Town

As winter closed in on the town of Roddickton-Bide Arm in Newfoundland, a pod of seals became separated from open water by miles of ice.

Business | Flora and Fauna | Food

Court Strikes Down Iowa's 'Ag-Gag' Law That Blocked Undercover Investigations

The industry-backed law was enacted after several investigations brought widespread criticism on Iowa's agricultural industry. A judge ruled the law violates the First Amendment.

Science | Nation | Flora and Fauna | World

George, Reclusive Hawaiian Snail And Last Of His Kind, Dies At 14

While he was but one very lonely Achatinella apexfulva, his death takes place amid a crisis for Hawaii's native snails, whose populations have been decimated by invasive species.

Animals | Environment | News | Health | Nation | Flora and Fauna

Abused Wolves And Troubled Teens Find Solace In Each Other

Wolves and humans have an ancient bond, but one usually framed by fear and conflict. The Wolf Connection tries to empower and heal youths by pairing them with wolves and wolf-dogs.

Animals | Land use | Environment | Land | local | News | NW Life | Science | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife

Umatilla's Owl Man Is Bringing Burrowing Owls Back From The Brink

A decommissioned chemical weapons depot and a lone biologist might be the last hope for a population of burrowing owls.

Flora and Fauna

VIDEO: Texas Longhorns Mascot Charges Georgia's Bulldog

A pre-game photo-op at the Sugar Bowl almost goes horribly wrong.

Nation | Flora and Fauna

Intern Killed By Lion At North Carolina Animal Center

Alexandra Black, 22, "was a beautiful young woman who had just started her career," her family said. It's not clear how the male lion escaped a holding area during a routine enclosure cleaning.

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