The 15th UN biodiversity conference recently wrapped up the online portion of negotiations.
Half of all flowering plants mostly or completely rely on animal pollinators to make seeds. A decline in pollinators could cause major disruptions in natural ecosystems.
We analysed the legal systems regulating the wildlife trade in China. Here’s what we found.
By spending $2 billion each year for about 30 years, we could restore much of Australia’s severely denuded landscapes.
Many valuable scientific breakthroughs were originally published in a non-English language. New research shows more effort is needed to transcend language barriers to improve conservation science.
There are calls for measures to reduce the burden of red tape and promote and facilitate biodiversity research in South Africa.
British countryside management needs a new co-ordinated approach, a researcher argues.
About 60% of Mexico’s forests are managed by local communities. A scholar who has studied the forests for 30 years explains how this system protects the forests and the people who oversee them.
Domestic dogs have been shown to be the only species necessary to maintain rabies across most of Africa. This means that dog vaccination should control the disease in all species.
Elephants avoided areas where others were poached.
Prickly hedges capture large amounts of carbon dioxide, and are great homes for insects.
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
Under a new code, rural landholders in NSW will be allowed to clear up to 25 metres of land outside their property boundary. This will be devastating for the wildlife that live or migrate there.
Which species are becoming endangered and which are recovering, according to the IUCN World Conservation Congress?
Wild beaver populations have the potential to significantly alter our landscapes, affecting biodiversity, water quality and pollution.
Towering trees in African tropical mountain forests are a vital, overlooked carbon store threatened by deforestation.
There are 191 different species of bat across the Pacific Island. They are vital parts of the region’s biodiversity, and many species have cultural significance.
Adopting more environmentally conscious farm models would safeguard our agricultural exports, cut emissions and help protect nature.
Studies show some animals can recognise the threat of fire, and behave in a way that increase their chance of survival. But what about wildlife who have evolved in areas where fire was once rare?
Species distribution data – or a lack thereof – can have a major bearing on how a country’s Key Biodiversity Areas and protected areas are designated.