Some researchers fear oil drilling in the Arctic refuge could threaten the survival of caribou calves. PETER MATHER/MINDEN PICTURES A push by lawmakers in Congress to open parts of Alaska’s vast Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling is rekindling a fierce, decades-old conservation battle. A major point of contention: how […]

Credit: Seyms Brugger/Shutterstock Earlier this week, the Trump administration lifted a ban on importing hunting trophies from African elephants into the United States, claiming that this policy change would benefit elephants — but then on Friday evening (Nov. 17), President Trump tweeted that he was putting that decision “on hold,” pending a […]