Tassie devils are notorious scavengers, eating everything from echidnas to stranded whales. Understanding how their teeth wear down can help us feed and protect captive populations.
The bacteria which causes the infection in yellow-eyed penguins is closely related to a human pathogen.
Ancient climate change doomed the monk seals that lived in Australian waters millions of years ago.
In Lough Hyne's shallows, animals and plants thrive that would otherwise be found in the ocean's depths.
Crop raiding is happening more often in the Masai Mara, in different places and at different times of the year.
The lawsuit resembles earlier legal efforts to make tobacco companies remedy wrongdoing.
When a big old tree dies or is cut down, even if we plant a new one we might have to wait hundreds of years before it provides a good possum house.
There are too many little-understood species for scientists to study them all. A new approach helps decide which ones to tackle first.
For temperature-sensitive animals, the dense, leafy canopy of willow trees may make them the lesser of two evils in a warming climate.
In the design of marine protected areas, new research suggests that it might be better to start small in order to gain local trust and support that leads to larger long-term benefits.
Eating bird food was also linked to a nearly four-fold increase in their breeding densities.
By studying where rewilding has worked well around the world, we've worked out the dos and don'ts.
A greater understanding of interconnectedness created by river maps could influence people to become more engaged with conserving river systems.
Nigeria must improve biodiversity awareness among its citizens to stem animal poaching and halt biodiversity loss.
New research found colour played a major role skewing researcher bias — pretty, vibrant flowers get more scientific attention than dull plants, regardless of their ecological significance.
Is Botswana allowing the hunting of elephants a good or a bad thing? Two academics weigh in.
To combat the biodiversity crisis, we need to fundamentally shift our economy and society and make nature conservation the norm.
New approaches are required for Canada to meet its current conservation goals.
A transcript of episode 10 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including a story on a new technique to prevent predators eating the eggs of endangered birds.
Plus a new technique to protect birds from predators – using fake smells. Listen to episode 10 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.