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.
Termite damage costs Australian homes at least a billion dollars each year – but they are absolutely vital for ecosystems.
How do we measure long-term impacts of nuclear accidents? Studies at Chernobyl and Fukushima show that radiation has harmed animals, birds and insects and reduced biodiversity at both sites.
Grunting, growling, hissing, screeching: if your home is making these noises, you probably have possums.
Chytrid fungus has already wiped out six species of Australian frogs since the disease arrived in the 1970s. Without urgent action, seven more are facing extinction.
Animals and plants may not be able to keep up with the speed of climate change. We could help them move.
Plans for managing Perth's rapid urban growth have been touted as green. But they still look like robbing the iconic Carnaby's black cockatoo of yet more crucial habitat.