To save what’s left of nature on this increasingly human planet, conservation needs to become a top priority around the world, from the wildest of wildlands to the densest of cities.
Do animals have their own culture? A researcher studying the culture of whales argues that they do. She says understanding that may be one way to save them from extinction.
Two scholars report on how conservation policies designed to protect reindeer are harming the nomadic Tsaatan people who rely on them.
A green criminologist weighs up the evidence.
The conventional channels for scientists to inform and influence policy are not addressing the climate and ecological crises quickly enough.
Attacks on chimpanzees are happening at an alarming rate, within and outside national parks.
California's new plan to fight global climate change is innovative. But it raises tricky ethical questions with no easy answers.
While the other members of the Sirenia are found in the Atlantic, the dugong is the only sea cow found in the Indian Ocean and south-western Pacific. This highlights its deep African connections.
The Red List ranks species based on how threatened they are. But it can be inaccurate.
Should lakes, rivers and other resources have legal rights? New Zealand, Ecuador and other countries have taken this step. Now Toledo, Ohio is a US test case.
Don't blame climate change for the 39,000 forest fires now incinerating huge tracts of the Brazilian Amazon. This environmental catastrophe is human-made and highly political.
A holistic approach to conservation finds people have a place in the natural world and a responsibility to maintain it.
Conservationists have found a shortcut in the race to save Earth's threatened species.
Dasiqox Tribal Park offers a powerful example of what true reconciliation can mean for Canada when Indigenous peoples and their rights are respected and upheld.
Once hunted into corners of North America, black bears have expanded across the continent since the early 1900s. But bears that end up living near people aren't seeking close encounters.
An exhaustive search involving 44,000 field staff, 318,000 habitat surveys and nearly 35 million photos has revealed India's tiger population is on the rise.
Media coverage of sharks often exaggerates risks to people, but more than 500 shark species have never been known to attack humans, and there's lots to learn about them.
A small surcharge on dog food could massively improve conservation for Australia's native dingos and wild dogs.
Protecting land from being developed intuitively may seem like a drag on local economies, but research in New England finds that it has the opposite effect.
Fewer than 1,000 Siamese crocodiles exist, but can captive crocs survive again in the wild?