Buffalo relaxes in Lake Nakuru surrounded by flamingoes.
Outbreaks often affect the same areas because, once released, the bacteria continues to live as spores in the soil.
Sharks and rays are among the most data-deficient groups of species.
A landmark report found more than one million species at risk of extinction – but even the "safe" ones may not be so safe.
Sunset at Madagascar’s avenue of the baobabs in Morondavo.
President Rajoelina's five-year term, starting in 2019, may be the last chance to avoid habitats and species from going extinct.
Edwards’s pheasants (
Lophura edwardsi) are a wild relative of domesticated chickens.
Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Biodiversity is in crisis. Nowhere is this more serious than among the wild species which our livestock and crops descend from.
Koalas are facing serious threats in the wild.
It's hard to say exactly how many koalas are in the wild, but there's no doubt they're in serious trouble.
The endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland is an ecological community that have shrunk to 6% of their original area.
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Tackling the extinction crisis is not just about protecting each species. It's also about preserving their home.
Feral cats kill millions of Australian animals a year.
Cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.
Indigenous rangers protect vast areas of conservation value in Australia.
Australia relies on Indigenous people to meet our conservation goals, but they're short-changed by federal funding.
White-bearded wildebeest migrate through the Mara.
Four of the five contemporary migrations in East Africa are severely threatened and have virtually collapsed.
The black-throated finch is on the verge of extinction.
A small finch has stalled the multi-million-dollar Carmichael mine.
A labrador, border collie and samoyed have come to the rescue for stoneflies in Victoria’s alpine region.
Just in case you needed another reason to love dogs.
How many species still to name? That’s a good question.
New species are being discovered all the time, which only adds to the problem of knowing how many there are on the planet today. It also helps to know what we mean by species.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford laughs as Finance Minister Vic Fedeli presents the 2019 budget at the legislature in Toronto in April 2019.
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There's an apparent emerging Doug Ford doctrine in Ontario of short-term gain for long-term pain. It threatens to embed long-term structural costs for the province and its taxpayers.
Two southern resident killer whales surface near Saturna Island, B.C, in September 2012.
A bold new approach could protect endangered animals.
An aerial photo of Borneo shows deforestation and patches of remaining forest.
A new study lays out a road map for protecting and restoring 50% of Earth's surface, targeted to preserve biodiversity and maximize natural removal of carbon from the atmosphere.
Humans can easily transmit viruses to chimpanzees and other primates.
Human-to-ape disease transmission is thought to be a severe threat to the survival of great apes.
Humans aren't the only animals to learn survival tricks from each other.
Bank swallows, like this juvenile, may become endangered unless habitat loss and other threats are reduced.
A collection of millions of bird sightings has identified the best places to invest in conservation.
Camera traps allow citizen scientists to peek into the hidden lives of Britain's mammals.
Argentine ants are a fact of life in many parts of Australia, but can still potentially be banished from Norfolk Island.
Invasive pest ants cause billions of dollars worth of damage to crops, and threaten some of Australia's World Heritage rainforests. The federal budget has pledged nearly $30m on wiping them out – but how?