Dingoes and wolves can help control destructive smaller predators, new research shows, but only if we encourage them across wide areas.
A century after they vanished, oysters have returned to the Dornoch Firth thanks to an ambitious natural cleaning project
A new study shows that the way humpback whales choose their habitats is affected by humans.
The "decision science" approach helps avoid unanticipated consequences of programs to bring species such as New Zealand's little bush moa, Waitomo frog, or laughing owl back from extinction.
Elephants, livestock and grass all play an important role in ensuring the survival of the Hirola - the world's rarest antelope.
Giraffe populations have declined by more than a third over the past 30 years. Two wildlife law experts explain the protections that would come with including them on a US list of endangered species.
The digital world is taking more and more space in our lives... and dramatically increasing electrical use. It’s a serious problem given the urgent need fight climate change.
Cheetah’s rarity and elusiveness poses a problem for conservationists who need to know where they still persist, and whether their numbers are increasing or decreasing.
A new survey has identified millions of hectares of forest in dryland areas, a finding that boosts the total global forest cover by 9% and has significant consequences for carbon budgets.
Africa prioritises and makes more of an effort for large mammal conservation than any other region in the world.
A critical factor in the preservation of the Ethiopian wolf is the commitment and dedication to finding common ground between the needs of people and wildlife.
'Doom and gloom' messages about nature are less effective than positive ones. The Lost & Found project tells the stories of creatures thought long gone but eventually rediscovered.
The Great Barrier Reef is in crisis, as a second wave of coral bleaching hits. But the system of bodies and laws that protect it are getting more complicated – and less productive.
Technology will help in fight to save celebrated creatures, as new law comes into force.
A Night Parrot snapped in Western Australia confirms the mysterious species survives across Australia, but now the real conservation work begins.
By reintroducing new gene variants back into the wild, there's hope it will reverse the negative impacts of pink pigeon inbreeding.
The government's charity drive for threatened species shows it's unwilling to invest what's needed to prevent extinction.
Relations between Indigenous peoples and environmentalists can be productive for both parties, but they will always be unstable.
The Virunga National Park is home to many people living off the land. Clashes between the army and those illegally extracting resources is causing huge problems for conservation.
LIfeguards could potentially have a new ally in the fight to reduce shark incidents: drones that can spot when a shark swims nearby, and automatically alert authorities.