Increased interest in recreational fishing with drones has led to concern about its environmental and social impact.
To protect nearly a third of Australia by decade’s end will mean expanding our national parks, Indigenous Protected Areas and protection across private land.
The results could indicate populations of more typical prey in southern Mexico are shrinking.
Learning about snakes offers unique insights into the natural world.
And a recent history of wildcat hybridisation.
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.
We found three previously unknown species of mulgaras hiding in museum collections – but all three have been driven to extinction since European colonisation of Australia.
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many weird and wonderful seahorses and pipefish. But they’re under threat.
Concrete structures can recreate the complex forms of reefs, offering refuge to wildlife.
Mountain flora in the Kaokoveld deserve priority conservation efforts.
Scalloped hammerheads pose no risk to us – but we pose enormous risk to them. Our discovery of a large new aggregation gives us an opportunity to protect these animals.
A new ocean treaty could redirect the unsustainable fishing practices that were happening on the high seas to coastal African nations.
Lion protection fees paid by tourists could pave the way for a responsible transition away from trophy hunting without affecting the communities that rely on hunting revenue.
As oceans warm, Canada’s marine protections system looks woefully inadequate. New monitoring systems and flexible governance can help Canada protect the areas most likely to have the greatest impact.
We sampled 118 rivers and creeks before and after the Black Summer bushfires, searching for platypus DNA. Here’s what we found.
The Nyanga rinkhals can tell us about our own evolution.
It’s time to reconsider our relationship with the dingo. By collaborating and drawing from both Indigenous and Western knowledge, we can find ways to live in harmony with our apex land predator.
Shelling may have led to the killing of 7,000 noctule bats in the city of Kharkiv alone
Scientists had thought a ‘dogxim’ was impossible until one was discovered in Brazil
Wildlife populations continue to decline in the UK, one of the world’s most nature-deprived countries.