New research suggests devils are evolving rapidly in response to their highly lethal transmissible cancer, and that the devils could save themselves.
Eradicating feral animals from islands can be expensive, but new research shows where to get the biggest bang for our buck.
Scientists are calling for your help this National Science Week to identify Australian wildlife.
Climate change gets a lot of the spotlight when it comes to saving wildlife. But bigger threats remain.
Koala numbers in parts of Australia are in decline as they move from development of their land. But they can learn to take safer routes if they are built as part of the urban design.
Animals and plants will need escape hatches to move to cooler climes as the planet warms, but few parts of the U.S. have the natural habitat available for these migrations.
South Sudan is a country where conflict is rife. This has had a knock-on effect on the country's rich and varied fauna, and put conservation programmes in severe crisis.
Why do so many people take safety risks or abuse wild animals for the sake of a photo with them? In one researcher's view, scientists may encourage this trend by sharing their own wildlife selfies.
Freshwater fish are declining everywhere, in part thanks to dam-building. But we can have both.
The grizzly bear of Yellowstone is expected to be delisted from the Endangered Species Act. But a survey of grizzly bear researchers finds flaws in how wildlife experts evaluate scientific data.
Microplastics go largely unseen but are a scourge of the oceans. Filmmaker Jo Ruxton answers questions about the challenge of filming it.
Eating cows and sheep is unsustainable. Here are some better alternatives.
Rats have lived with us for thousands of years.
Urbanisation exposes wildlife to new man-made stresses which affect species in a variety of ways.
Land management in the United States has long focused on creating conditions that benefit game animals like deer and grouse. A conservation scientist explains why that approach is too narrow.
A wildlife biologist argues that the canid in eastern North America – known as the eastern coyote, or the coywolf by some – deserves to be classified as a separate species.
Freshwater covers only 0.5% of the Earth's surface but is home to 10% of the world's lifeforms.
If it weren't for Sir David's enchanting work, this wildlife professor would probably be an accountant.
We'll have to get our priorities in order to protect Australia's wildlife.
More bad news for America's beleaguered bats as white nose syndrome spreads to the West Coast. A wildlife biologist explains why this change has the bat community so worried.