Over the past four decade populations of almost all the common wildlife species have fallen to one third or less of their previous levels
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has offered to extend the state's shark netting and drum lines into New South Wales.
Half of Tasmania's eastern quolls – Australia's last population – have disappeared in the past 10 years.
Whether you live in an urban apartment or a rural homestead, your outdoor area is more than just a private space. It's a thriving ecosystem.
Should shooting crocs be allowed for elite hunters?
The focus of CITES is not solely on the protection of species. It also promotes controlled trade that is not detrimental to the sustainability of wild species.
The world has lost 10% of its wilderness areas in the past 20 years and, with it, vast stores of carbon.
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.