Most of Australia's plants and animals are found nowhere else on Earth. This remarkable biodiversity requires a bolder, brighter conservation vision.
The outgoing Threatened Species Commissioner has downplayed the importance of land clearing as a threat to Australia's plants and animals. But it's the biggest threat, and magnifies the others too.
Australia's species, like this green python, are remarkable and need far better protection.
Just a handful of federal members of parliament represent hundreds of Australia's threatened species.
Animals shed bits of DNA as they go about their lives. A new study of the Hudson River estuary tracked spring migration of ocean fish by collecting water samples and seeing whose DNA was present when.
The government's charity drive for threatened species shows it's unwilling to invest what's needed to prevent extinction.
From birds to bees, the wildlife in your backyard can tell us important things about the health of our environment.
We should be building wildlife bridges on the US-Mexico border – not walls.
The notion of using dingoes to protect Australia's wildlife is based on wolves in the US, but research cast doubts on the link.
A robust technique using the wonders of digital media has helped researchers understand how threatened species like frogs are faring on our globally changing planet.
Some animals love living in the urban jungle – but they are a small minority, compared to those we risk losing to urbanisation.
Researchers are planning to monitor orange-bellied parrot nests all summer to make sure they raise chicks successfully.
Australia's Great Northern Savannas are the largest and most intact ecosystem of their kind on Earth. But they still face pressure from grazing, mining and agricultural expansion.
Australia’s conservation laws presume that we can preserve everything in its natural state. But in a changing world, we'll have to be more flexible than that.
There's rarely good news in conservation - but we've been studying a program that actually works.
A warming Earth could see invading species arrive in Antarctica via the floating "taxi service" of the sea. That could be a threat to the southern continent's delicate ecosystem.
Freshwater covers only 0.5% of the Earth's surface but is home to 10% of the world's lifeforms.
Land clearing in Queensland has tripled in the past five years.
South west Australia is home to an astonishing number of plants and some of the country's weirdest wildlife. Now we need to protect it.
Next time you plan a holiday you can rest assured that wildlife sightseeing can help some threatened species.