Giraffes are vulnerable to extinction, mainly due to habitat loss and killing for bushmeat markets. The good news is human actions can alleviate that danger.
The largest ever giraffe tracking study shows how these massive animals are responding to human pressures across many different habitats throughout Africa.
Introduced species and diseases can drive native species into smaller environmental niches – and that could mean change to how we work to conserve them.
Measures to address tensions between wildlife and humans are critical for Tanzania.
A new study looks back into history to assess human impacts on the range of Asian elephants and finds sharp decline starting several centuries ago.
Conservation practitioners and policymakers must organize and prioritize the management of habitats around whether species are more beneficial or harmful to biodiversity.
Solar panels can provide places for animals to rest, shelter and breed – potentially benefitting both the land and farmers.
Mountain environments are rich in plant and animal species, but the dual threat of human habitation and climate change means urgent action is needed to protect them.
Almost all theories of human bipedalism explain it as a terrestrial adaptation. A new study does not support that view.
Standard marine protected areas with fixed boundaries can’t effectively shelter these ocean nomads.
The role of beavers in safeguarding against our heating climate has become an interesting point of discussion. But just how important remains subject to debate.
Garden surveys reveal what makes a house a home for Britain’s favourite mammal.
Artificial habitats are becoming more advanced, but they’re not a silver bullet.
These iconic honeyeaters once ruled the flowering gum trees in massive numbers. But habitat loss means they’re on the edge of extinction.
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.
Recent sighting of a leopard in the Campo-Ma’an National Park area of Southern Cameroon shows the importance of conservation efforts.
Wetlands in drylands seem impossible, but their benefits to people and wildlife are very real.
COVID-19 restrictions led to calls to open up golf courses to the public. But these are such precious refuges for native flora and fauna that access will have to be carefully managed.
Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
Social media has proved to be a helpful source of observations of snakes feeding. Knowing more about their diet is useful because it’s linked to their venom biochemistry.