Presenting accounts of technological success in captive lion breeding against the backdrop of rapidly diminishing wildlife loss lets humans off the hook too easily.
Iconic ecosystems, from coral reefs to Tasmania's ancient forests, are collapsing across the continent and into Antarctica. It's not too late to act — in fact, our lives depend on it.
Livestock guarding dogs are considered a non-lethal method for farmers to control wild predators.
New research suggests that residential gardens are the source of 85% of the nectar produced in towns and cities.
Aung San Suu Kyi's government did not have a perfect environmental record. But at least things were starting to change.
By only focusing on preserving the genetic purity of a species, conservationists risk the extinction of isolated populations.
With their prominent foreheads, low eye position and rounded body, koalas can seem almost baby-like. But is that enough to save them?
Plus, researchers recommend four environmental citizen programs to join. It's never been easier.
Nearly 700 species of flightless mammal could be barred entry to cooler habitats due to national borders by 2070.
Forest rangers were subjected to occupational violence by their employers. This in turn can provoke a violent reaction to illegal activities, resulting in violent policing tendencies.
Squirrel feeders laced with contraceptives could be used to suppress grey squirrels in the UK.
Wetlands in drylands seem impossible, but their benefits to people and wildlife are very real.
World-first research finds human disturbances, on average, restrict an animal's movements by 37%, or increase it by 70%. That’s like needing to travel an extra 11 km to get to work each day.
Marine protected areas will be important for achieving the ocean Sustainable Development Goals.
Join The Conversation as we answer children's questions on the rainforest.
Food farmed in tropical and Mediterranean climates comes at a higher cost to biodiversity than that grown elsewhere.
This is the first study to link human activity with a change in whale sharks’ life stages.
The spread of tawny crazy ants may be driven, in part, by their need for calcium. The calcium-rich limestone bedrock of the lower U.S. Midwest may provide ideal conditions for populations to explode.
The first Threatened Species Strategy fizzled out last year without making a big difference to conservation. With the next strategy due to roll out this year, let's look at what needs to change.
Despite their enormous value, mangroves are being removed at an alarming rate. A new tool aims to help communities reverse mangrove loss and tap into conservation programs and funding.