Cute and fluffy species get most of the attention that attracts resources to conserve them. But a new study finds people respond well to creepy crawlies if they’re given time in the media limelight.
The declining salmon and whale numbers raise a critical question: Is the southern resident killer whale population solely reliant on the abundance of salmon? And, if so, since when?
New research shows how hydropower is linked to extinctions.
Satellite telemetry, tiny geolocation tags and passive acoustic recording are providing new insights into bird migration and vital data for conservation.
The smoky mouse was already fighting extinction when a devastating bushfire season decimated 90% of its habitat. Thankfully, all is not lost.
Scientists predict 56% of ‘data deficient’ species are probably at risk.
The iconic monarch butterfly has been added to the Red List of endangered species, but hasn’t received protection in the US yet. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
The findings are staggering in their representation of loss and environmental degradation across Australia. While I am disappointed, I am unfortunately not surprised.
Greater gliders are fluffy, cat-sized possums with large ears. State governments have failed them at every turn, and continue to raze their habitat.
Seabirds seem to be particularly at risk.
Hundreds of threatened mammal species don’t have a single protected area large enough to sustain a viable population.
To conserve wildlife, we must end human supremacy, say researchers.
Somerset Wetlands national nature reserve merges and extends six existing protected sites.
The hardest to save will be five reptiles, four birds, four frogs, two mammals and one fish, for which there are no recent confirmed records of their continued existence.
The birds only live on one island and are all very closely-related.
Let us introduce you to this shy performer and convince you that the Albert’s lyrebird is worthy of as much attention as its limelight-stealing sister species, the superb lyrebird.
Captive breeding of koalas could be done much more cheaply and avoid inbreeding issues if we embrace assisted reproduction.
Growing native grasses as cattle forage is an example of working lands conservation – balancing human use of the land with conservation goals.
Increasing revegetation from 1% to 10% of the landscape doubled the number of woodland bird species. The collective efforts of landowners can make a real difference for native wildlife.
Legal hunting helps rhino conservation for biological and socio-economic reasons.