A new map of more than 14,000 ant species around the world will guide efforts for discovery and conservation.
Double-lane freeways can act as lethal walls to wildlife. We found underpasses work well to give animals safe crossing.
Australia’s protected areas have grown and grown. But at the same time, ecosystems are falling apart. How can that be?
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.
Habitat protection and restoration, advanced reproductive technologies and reintroduction procedures could help slow the decline of western chorus frogs and other amphibians.
The findings are staggering in their representation of loss and environmental degradation across Australia. While I am disappointed, I am unfortunately not surprised.
Vale Tricia: the beloved Asian elephant called Perth Zoo home since 1963. Her death has led to an outpouring of grief in Perth, especially among zookeepers and her fellow elephants.
The simulation showed catching cane toads once a week involved 85% less cost and effort than other strategies, but was just as effective.
Sandfish keep the rivers clean and the food web balanced but their numbers are declining. Farmers are helping to lift these numbers.
Garden surveys reveal what makes a house a home for Britain’s favourite mammal.
The new paper also found some mammals are suffering due to a lack of fire.
The varroa mite’s arrival in Australia was only a matter of time. We could benefit from one pest fighting another.
An Africa-based conservation expert explains why trophy hunting has not delivered for wildlife in most parts of Africa, and that local communities benefit next to nothing from its continued practice
Woodland caribou populations are on the decline because human activity changes their habitat and exposes them to predation by wolves. But changing wolves’ hunting habits may protect the caribou.
The common eider nests in colonies on islands of the St. Lawrence estuary. The down that the female duck takes to fill her nest has exceptional insulating properties.
Once hated, native predators are now credited with limiting invasive prey populations.
Protecting green turtles is difficult because they perform some of the longest migrations known in the animal kingdom.
Much of the world’s seagrass is highly threatened through human actions such as coastal degradation, as well as impacts of climate change.
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
With the world losing species at an alarming rate, a conservation biologist explains how ideas about protecting biodiversity have evolved over the past 40 years.