Male lion in Bouba Ndjida National Park, Cameroon, is one of a dwindling number of the big cats in West and Central Africa, where humans are encroaching on their habitat—and that of their prey.
With proper safeguards, water currents can be harnessed out of sight.
Barely pulled back from the brink of extinction, California condors are still being poisoned by lead-based ammunition.
Vulnerable everywhere in the wild, lions already face regional extinction.
Reef-building sponges are giving up their long-held secrets.