The lives of one in ten of Earth's species are connected to lakes and their tributaries.
Australians should see the rainforest as a cultural landscape – one that has been managed and maintained by people, rather than just a relic unchanged since the dinosaurs.
It's hard to preserve national parks "unimpaired," as US law directs, when they're overrun with tourists who stray off paths, strew trash and harass wildlife. A parks scholar calls for crowd control.
Wildfire smoke is both inevitable and largely unpredictable. We need to change our activities and behaviours to limit exposure to wildfire smoke and protect health.
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.
Timber company VicForests won its appeal last week and logging is set to resume. Let's take a look at the dramatic implications for wildlife and the law.
Nigeria must improve biodiversity awareness among its citizens to stem animal poaching and halt biodiversity loss.
When something is free, people use a lot of it. Economists are urging governments to compute values for natural resources – wildlife, plants, air, water – to create motives for protecting them.
One mammal, the long-tailed planigale, can weigh less than a 10-cent coin. But it's ferocious, bringing down far larger prey with persistent, savage biting to the head and neck
An infrastructure boom threatens endangered tigers across Asia. Scientists want to know more about how tigers behave near roads so they can design wildlife-friendly transportation networks.
Yellow crazy ants are one of the world's worst invasive species. And it turns out they have unique systems of reproduction that make life in the queendom more complicated than we realised.
Being aware of nature and its life-supporting functions helps our societies to operate more sustainably.
One-fifth of Earth's land could be restored to wilderness by reintroducing animals and improving management.
To get a grip on the biodiversity crisis, we'll need to understand how wildlife is threatened in our own backyard.
Harmful algae blooms are an increasing problem in Florida. Once nutrients are in the water to fuel them, little can be done to stop the growth, and the results can be devastating for marine life.
As bushfires become larger under climate change, the area exposed to intense and severe fires is likely to increase.
This autumn, embrace puddles. Even tiny pools of water can be essential for birds, trees and pets — from washing away chemicals on leaves to forcing worms to emerge.
A new review of the status of African elephants finds scientific grounds for dividing them into two species, and reports that both have suffered drastic population declines since 1990.
Nairobi harbours all the ingredients for zoonotic spillover to occur between animals and people, particularly in the most densely populated areas of the city.