Australia is known as the 'land of the lizards'. These photos show why they deserve more of your attention.
The world missed all 20 targets for stemming the tide of biodiversity loss. But there has been some progress over the last decade.
This stroke of serendipity shows how much there is still to be learned about the natural history of Australia. Surely more surprises are out there waiting for us.
Wildlife populations have plummeted by 68% since 1970. But we have a plan to turn things around.
For decades, scientists believed that only male birds sang. Then women entered the field and showed what their predecessors had missed.
Black turbine blades seem to reduce bird collisions, but it's important to know why.
With targeted conservation action, we might just save many of these species before it's too late.
Shifting baseline syndrome affects everyone. It's blinding us to the long-term deterioration of wildlife and ecosystems.
They're a familiar sight on forest walks and long drives, but tree ferns are more fascinating than you may have realised.
With tarantula-like orchids and giant bananas, New Guinea is officially the most floristically diverse island in the world.
Towns and cities create an orange glow on the horizon at night. It's so widespread that it even disturbs sea creatures.
Many carnivores are ambush predators. Being seen by their prey can lead to them abandoning the hunt.
Birdwatchers have long known that to conserve nature, we need not only the intellectual expertise of science but also an emotional affinity with the living things around us.
From a Hugh Jackman-esque spider to honouring traditional Indigenous words, these species have memorable names.
As mountain goats face pressures from climate change and human disturbance, analyzing their genome provides useful information on their ecology and evolution.
Protecting the continent’s remaining pristine wilderness areas is urgent, but achievable.
Enforcement at protected areas is key way to prevent bushmeat poaching, but it's also important to recognise the contribution bushmeat makes to livelihoods, incomes and food security.
Yellow fever, malaria and Ebola all spilled over from animals to humans at the edges of tropical forests. The new coronavirus is the latest zoonosis.
Noise pollution can cause long-term stress and harm to wildlife.
The number of visitors to the restored wetlands is increasing each year, as is the wildlife.