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.
Queensland opposition MPs want crocodile egg harvesting to be expanded, as in the Northern Territory. The difference is, the territory's government has stayed committed to sustainability research.
Have a look in your garden - you might be surprised at some of the native animals that thrive there when the weather's hot.
A score of new fish species discovered recently in northern Australia remind us how little we know about our country.
How do you balance coal and conservation? New research from Queensland hints at an answer.
There's a simple reason why Australia isn't the most lethal nation in the world.
Only two Australian spiders can kill you, but the rest are a pretty fascinating bunch.
The death of Cecil the lion ignited furious debate over trophy hunting in 2015. But conservationists argue that it's a necessary evil.
There are hundreds of places to see birds close to Australian cities.
A narrow debate of what countries should pay to respond to climate change obscures a bigger moral discussion that touches on economics, ethics and people's relationship to the natural world.
It's an amazing evolution story happening in our backyards and forests – should this wily canid be called the eastern coyote a 'coywolf'?
Some Australian birds are pushing out other species, and even damaging trees. The good news is we can help stop the spread of these birds, by putting native plants in our gardens.
Predators aren't living the easy life – most hunts are unsuccessful.
We're familiar with the idea of releasing almost-extinct species into new areas. By doing the same with common animals, we can help stop their population numbers getting into the same perilous state.
Research has shown that culling koalas could help stop the spread of deadly chlamydia. But how open will Australians be to killing one our favourite animals?
Elk, deer and wolves are becoming increasingly common in Chernobyl.
Campaigners against commercial kangaroo harvesting say it's unsustainable and have convinced California to extend a ban on kangaroo imports. But are Australia's world-famous roos really at risk?
Some say that keeping wild animals in captivity is cruel. Others believe they promote conservation and give people a link to nature.
Human and wildlife conflict in Tanzania's Ruaha region is extremely tense. There are many projects underway to alleviate this tension.
The latest trophy hunting furore should at least raise the profile of Africa’s forgotten megafauna.