New research found nearly half of land-based ecosystems and threatened species in Australia have inadequate protections. Yet most of the budget for national parks will go to infrastructure upgrades.
Australia is known as the 'land of the lizards'. These photos show why they deserve more of your attention.
Achieving a radically different tomorrow will require more than a purely technocratic approach. So now, imagine you are in the year 2050 ...
Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
A conservation scientist interviewed on the programme says Sir David tells it like it is.
Compassionate conservationists believe no animal should be killed in the name of conservation. This idea is a death knell for Australia's native species.
Investigating different factors influencing the behaviour of South African bat species contributes to our understanding of these understudied animals.
Three recent studies shed new light, as understanding how the behaviour of Australia's wildlife changes at night can help scientists better protect them.
By understanding what drives people to buy wild species, we can figure out how best to stop them.
With targeted conservation action, we might just save many of these species before it's too late.
How communities in Botswana are counting the costs of a trophy hunting ban.
The Trump administration is opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas leasing – a step that's as much about politics as it is about energy.
The deteriorating Western Grassland Reserve in Victoria represents a failure of imagination. When the grasslands are steeped with history and culture, imagine its potential.
A recovery plan for the threatened Algonquin wolf should have been in place two years ago. Recent amendments to the Endangered Species Act mean the Algonquin wolf faces an uncertain future.
Small mammals in northern Australia have been rapidly vanishing for the last 30 years, and scientists weren't sure why. Now, a major new study found feral livestock are largely to blame.
Moss is part of an elite squad of detection dogs that will locate threatened species in the wild and help endangered species breed in captivity.
The sugar glider is an icon of the Australian bush. But discovering it's actually three distinct species has big consequences for its conservation.
Protecting the continent’s remaining pristine wilderness areas is urgent, but achievable.
Six months ago fires ravaged Australia, exacerbating our already dire biodiversity crisis. These are the animals and plants still suffering 6 months on.
The Kangaroo Island dunnart was listed as critically endangered before fires ripped through 95% of its habitat. Those that survived the fires now face the threat of feral cats.