As the population of the world’s cities grows, so too does resource and energy use as well as waste generation. We can combat these issues with a circular economy that uses nature as a template.
Major US environmental organizations have promised to diversify their staffs and boards for more than 20 years, but moved slowly. Will workplace scandals make a difference?
The team found evidence of about 50 lions that had been injured or killed by porcupines since the 17th century.
Studies show that West Africa's critically endangered chimpanzees are finding ways of adapting to their rapidly changing habitat, but they still remain highly at risk.
We don't notice the plant species we're losing, but we won't be able to ignore the effect of their loss on our supply of food and medicine.
The world mourns the loss of Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino. Can anything stop the slide of the species towards extinction?
The Queensland government has green-lit an updated version of Adani's plan to protect the black-throated finch at its Carmichael mine site, after the earlier plan was branded inadequate.
The Victorian grassland earless dragon may well be the first lizard species driven to extinction on Australia's mainland. But conservationists aren't ready to declare it dead just yet.
New research has found that different types of habitat loss can change the stability of whole plant and animal communities.
Poaching of African elephants has fallen, but the species is still at risk. Law enforcement and ivory bans help, but tackling poverty is key to stopping poaching at the source.
In the event, the federal election turned out to be more about the economy than the environment. But there are steps the Coalition government can take to help conservation and boost the economy too.
By appealing to the hearts and minds of their white neighbors, Native Americans are carving out common ground. Together, these different groups are building unity through diversity.
Trophy hunting is not the solution to Africa’s wildlife conservation challenges. There are other ways.
Outbreaks often affect the same areas because, once released, the bacteria continues to live as spores in the soil.
A landmark report found more than one million species at risk of extinction – but even the "safe" ones may not be so safe.
President Rajoelina's five-year term, starting in 2019, may be the last chance to avoid habitats and species from going extinct.
Biodiversity is in crisis. Nowhere is this more serious than among the wild species which our livestock and crops descend from.
It's hard to say exactly how many koalas are in the wild, but there's no doubt they're in serious trouble.
Tackling the extinction crisis is not just about protecting each species. It's also about preserving their home.
Cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.