Jellyfish have a reputation to stinging wild swimmers and huge population “blooms”. But it’s a mistake to dismiss these animals as ocean pests.
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.
Monitoring and protecting the Kasanka bat colony helps protect bats from the entire sub-continent, and thus supports ecosystem services in a wide area.
What would you do with 2,000 farmed rhinos? An African charity wants them to help their wild cousins.
Focusing solely on humans at the expense of other life in the aftermath of train derailments limits the effectiveness of our disaster response management.
Trans-border collaboration is required to recover protected areas that transverse Niger, Burkina Faso and Benin Republic from armed groups.
Rhesus macaques are known for harassing people in New Delhi, where the G20 summit is being held, so authorities are taking action – but is it the right action?
Research shows urban foxes may not be getting more cunning, as people believe.
The largest ever giraffe tracking study shows how these massive animals are responding to human pressures across many different habitats throughout Africa.
Founded in 1959, the membership group Trout Unlimited has changed the culture of fly-fishing and mobilized members to support conservation. Could its approach work for other social problems?
Setting guidelines for human coexistence with carnivores usually falls to local community leaders. An expert explains why the federal government should step in.
Just as Darwin’s finches evolved specialised beaks to target prey, 3D modelling of 61 museum specimens reveals albatross beaks vary in size and shape for different diets. They can also drink seawater.
From the cuscus with the fancy coat, to the wallaby often sporting a single white glove, a wide variety of life evolved on island homes in the south-west Pacific.
Measures to address tensions between wildlife and humans are critical for Tanzania.
It’s not as well-known as the Hills Hoist clothesline, but here’s another Aussie invention worth celebrating: Glide poles are reconnecting severed landscapes for a special group of marsupials.
In California, surfers say an otter is hassling them and stealing their surfboards. But does she really deserve recapture and life in captivity?
I have spent five years tracking down more than 10,000 accounts of wildlife by naturalists, travellers, historians and even poets, all written between 1529 and 1772
Drone use has increased dramatically, but what effect will this have on our endangered shorebirds? New research shows the eastern curlew is easily startled, prompting others to take flight.
Their drawings did not reflect the make up of the natural world.