Environmental groups have criticised the government’s approach to nature – but what is this approach and why is it concerning?
A species that is an “apex” predator in one environment won’t necessarily remain so in another.
A staggering 85% of the world’s chalk streams are found in England.
More than 40 per cent of natural wetlands in the Canadian Prairies have been lost due to drainage, and the impacts associated with this are largely unmitigated.
Elephants avoided areas where others were poached.
New research reviewed more than 200 studies, and found the science underpinning artificial refuges — think nest boxes and artificial burrows — must be improved.
Generic urban landscape design is damaging for people and nature: an ecomimicry approach instead encourages nature to flourish even in cities.
Enabling wildlife to journey across farmlands not only benefits conservation, but also people. It means bees can improve crop pollination, and seed-dispersing birds can help restore ecosystems.
By studying where rewilding has worked well around the world, we’ve worked out the dos and don'ts.
One-fifth of Earth’s land could be restored to wilderness by reintroducing animals and improving management.
Researchers strapped tracking devices to 20 powerful owls in Melbourne and learned these apex predators are increasingly choosing to sleep in urban areas, from backyard trees to golf courses.
New research suggests that residential gardens are the source of 85% of the nectar produced in towns and cities.
Conservationists have found a shortcut in the race to save Earth’s threatened species.
Emperor penguins have a few hidden tricks to stay warm, like blood vessels in the nose arranged so they can regain most of the heat that would be lost by breathing.
New research has found that different types of habitat loss can change the stability of whole plant and animal communities.
Shaded valleys and other cool habitats could help save threatened plants and animals from extinction.