Bear-man conflicts have made news in the Alps but history tells a story of a possible cohabitation.
Rare colour variants of hunted African species have been known for a long time. Trophy hunters seeking novelty might pay more to hunt these unusually coloured animals.
Indonesian peatlands are important to many people: farmers, bureaucrats, businesspeople, and conservationists. But preserving this value for everyone will mean listening to everyone's concerns.
Many mammals depend on large areas and trans-boundary conservation for their survival. When this is obstructed it can have a catastrophic impact on animal populations.
Zoos have come along way from their menagerie past. But society is increasingly demanding they become agents of conservation rather than entertainment.
Conservationists need to assess costs which allow for the adequate compensation of communities on protected lands, whose livelihoods are deeply entwined with forest use.
A new framework has been developed to identify wildlife populations under threat.
Beeches are 'non-native' to Scotland because they got there less than 7,000 years ago. No, really.
To conserve Earth's remarkable species, we must also defend the importance of science and scientific integrity.
Mostly, humans have been devastating to the planet but, on rare occasions, we get it right. Here are stories of people who live in harmony with their surroundings, from Tibet to Morocco and beyond.
A recent study finds that noise from human activities is intruding into many parks and other protected areas. Creating quiet zones and noise corridors can help reduce impacts from noise pollution.
With the right approach to data security, scientists' discoveries of the locations of rare and sought-after species needn't leave a trail for poachers to follow.
Wilderness areas are vitally important, yet are largely overlooked by the United Nations' list of natural World Heritage. This week's meeting in Poland is a chance to redress that balance.
Latest results from garden bird surveys in New Zealand show that at least six non-native species have declined over the past decade.
Intensified rice production in Cambodia's dry season is wreaking havoc on local bird populations.
The African court has demonstrated its autonomy in a continent where judicial independence remains shaky in many states.
'Australian values' have been mangled into meaninglessness by countless politicians. But there is an national character, shaped by the Australian land. New research investigates Outback values.
New Zealand just conferred personhood upon the Whanganui River, giving it standing to legally defend its rights. Can this novel strategy save the environment?
Zoos' role in conservation is divisive, but in Australia they could be critical in securing and even recovering threatened species.
International and local demand have brought Madagascar's palm species to the brink of extinction.