We're set to hear very little about nature conservation in Australia's upcoming election campaign. Here's why that's a huge oversight.
Bird feathers can tell us a lot about their owners and the places they visit.
The bleaching hitting the Great Barrier Reef not only harms corals. As these close-up photos show, it also deprives many other species of a home and livelihood.
Chytrid fungus has already wiped out six species of Australian frogs since the disease arrived in the 1970s. Without urgent action, seven more are facing extinction.
Animals and plants may not be able to keep up with the speed of climate change. We could help them move.
Plans for managing Perth's rapid urban growth have been touted as green. But they still look like robbing the iconic Carnaby's black cockatoo of yet more crucial habitat.
The open oceans are the world's "wild west", falling outside any nation's jurisdiction. UN negotiations are aiming to draft new laws for the high seas.
Drugs, new materials and even more creative uses: biodiversity is full of potential.
Antarctica's blue whales all feed in the same place. But a new genetic analysis suggests they are actually three separate populations that breed in different parts of the globe.
More than half of the remaining habitat for Queensland's southern black-throated finches is potentially subject to mining development. If these mines go ahead, it will be bad news for these birds.
Australia's defence forces manage huge swathes of land which are home to valuable ecosystems. The new defence white paper finally acknowledges the importance of looking after them.
Land clearing in Queensland has tripled in the past five years.
Next time you plan a holiday you can rest assured that wildlife sightseeing can help some threatened species.
Speedy movement to newly warm areas isn't everything, says new study.
We're going to have to adapt to climate change, but some of the options on the table could do more harm than good if they destroy the ecosystems that protect us.
The country is fast becoming a world leader in conservation biology.
New data have revealed a disturbing trend in forest loss: the hearts of the world's forests are disappearing. To stop them bleeding out, we'll have to say 'no' to some developments.
Many Americans move to rural areas to live near nature. But the mere presence of humans changes wildlife behavior in ways that may have ripple effects.
Next time you reach for the honey, spare a thought for the other vital insects that pollinate our crops.
A score of new fish species discovered recently in northern Australia remind us how little we know about our country.