Some of the most in-demand ecologists in Africa are specialists in statistics. But this is currently a scarce skill combination in Africa.
The introduction and spread of invasive freshwater crayfish into Africa threatens the continent's freshwater biodiversity.
There are gains to be made from going green.
Over 100 species are dependent on Ash trees for survival – we need to act fast.
The presidential candidates should be talking about exploring and cataloguing our biosphere, which holds vital clues for how humanity should navigate the future.
Nature is dispersed through our cities, even if we don’t notice it. And there's abundant evidence that engaging with nature, even in urban settings, is good for us.
Climate change may threaten the survival of the Cape frog. The solution could lie in creating corridors for them to move to new habitats and more suitable climate spaces.
Good models have been developed to ensure benefit sharing in the biodiversity business. But major challenges prevent developing countries from translating this into social justice.
Drugs, new materials and even more creative uses: biodiversity is full of potential.
Where once scientists used to be solitary creatures, today science is a highly collaborative affair, and the latest research in ecology is no exception.
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.
The concerns about genetically modified foods are well known. But when we look at population and climate projections, what happens if we don't use them to increase our food supply?
Biodiversity is known to suffer in human-altered agricultural areas. But the Verreaux Eagle is an exception and has seen its numbers increase in agricultural land..
Most wildlife plays a key role in any ecosystem. So when one becomes extinct, it can impact their habitat. And we're now finding we may have lost more species in Australia than first thought.
There's something in the air that actually has health benefits when you take time to walk among the plants and trees. What that is exactly is still being studied by scientists.
The world must embrace an economy where people and the planet are what matters the most.
China needs to do more to manage the balance between conservation and tourism to protect its rich biodiversity.
Forget the pith helmet and butterfly net. Discovering biodiversity now is much more about metagenomics and the 0's and 1's of digital databases.
Achieving the UN's ambitious new target will require some big changes.
Australia wants to kill off two million feral cats and momentum for similar plans is growing in the US. Is there a good case for killing or neutering outdoor cats to protect biodiversity?