Human-driven land clearing and climate change are sending plants extinct at a rapid rate, risking a devastating biodiversity crash.
An update of the IUCN Red List attempts to map the real extent of global biodiversity loss.
A recent global survey found almost 600 plants have gone extinct. And this figure is likely to be an underestimate.
The island of New Guinea is home to 6% of the world’s frogs, but if the deadly chytrid fungus invades it could cause a mass extinction.
Far more megafauna species use coastal wetlands than we thought. And it affects the way we need to address the extinction crisis.
Here are the promises and policies of the Coalition, Labor, the Greens, One Nation and more.
Biodiversity is in crisis. Nowhere is this more serious than among the wild species which our livestock and crops descend from.
Current environment laws are manifestly failing Australian animals.
Invasive species are the biggest single threat to Australian plants and animals.
It's hard to say exactly how many koalas are in the wild, but there's no doubt they're in serious trouble.
Tackling the extinction crisis is not just about protecting each species. It's also about preserving their home.
Cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.
Australia relies on Indigenous people to meet our conservation goals, but they're short-changed by federal funding.
The Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has some sobering news.