Proboscideans and their tooth structures in various forms across 60 million years of evolution.
Illustration by Óscar Sanisidro. Author provided (no reuse)
Groundbreaking study demonstrates how behaviour drives long-term evolution over 20 million years.
Researchers simulated thousands of scenarios of an ancient pathogen being released into modern ecosystems. In the worst cases, up to one-third of host species were destroyed.
For those suffering from arachnophobia, a harmless spider isn’t just a spider.
Online searches search trends reveal that there’s a growing link between modern ways of living and the vicious cycle of biophobia.
A white rhino in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Enrico Di Minin
To what extent should the costs of protecting globally valued rhinos be carried by their local custodians?
Targeted income support could help tackle big social and ecological challenges.
Coffee harvest at a farm in Zambia.
Photo by Oleksandr Rupeta/NurPhoto via Getty Images
The findings show that Zambian agricultural policies do reduce headcount poverty and inequality.
New research finds nearly 30% of land animals could disappear form their local area by 2100 due to climate change and habitat destruction. This is more than double previous predictions.
Climate conferences provide platforms for collaboration among countries, venues for interaction across levels of governance and critical events to mobilize civil society and media coverage.
(AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
There have been 27 UN COP meetings. Despite these negotiations, the planet is on target to exceed emission thresholds for global warming. Given these failures, why continue with this process?
In some African countries, lion trophy hunting is legal.
Riaan van den Berg
Debates centred on the role of recreational hunting in supporting nature conservation and local people’s livelihoods are among the most polarising in conservation today.
La nueva Estrategia para la Conservación y Gestión del Lobo en España puede generar nuevas tensiones entre los grupos sociales involucrados, relacionadas frecuentemente con procesos poco participativos.
The keeper of hundreds of Kwakwaka’wakw songs, Kwaksistalla Wathl’thla (Clan Chief Adam Dick), chanting at a feast (qui’las) with Mayanilh (Dr. Daisy Sewid-Smith).
Ancestral Indigenous songs often encode territorial responsibilities and rights, such as in relationship with ‘lokiwey’ (coastal clam gardens) on the Pacific Northwest Coast.
Un sistema de producción animal exclusivamente basado en pastoreo podría cubrir nuestras necesidades nutricionales, de manera sostenible y suficiente.
Los movimientos de ganado contribuyen a la mitigación de incendios forestales, a la dispersión de semillas y a la conservación de polinizadores y otros insectos de gran valor ecológico.
Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
Our work represents the first assessment of what social and economic factors are connected to environmental degradation across the entire African continent.
Contact with nature is a crucial part of sustainability education in preschool.
The global environmental crisis is overwhelming, but showing children how they can take care of their immediate environment can empower them to feel like they can make a difference.
Illegal trade in wildlife has now moved onto social media.
Social media offers good conditions for wildlife trafficking to thrive.
Maasai women on a conservation project in Kenya.
Joan de la Malla
A new map shows that more than 25% of all land outside Antarctica is held and managed by Indigenous peoples. This makes these communities vital allies in the global conservation effort.
Brenda Fassie performing in her hey day.
There are a few things that musicians should understand about the music industry if they are to avoid being taken for a ride.
Time to hang up?
The evidence appears contradictory – but there may be a good reason for this.
Accusations of animal cruelty at this year’s Crufts have reminded us of the mostly hidden dark side of pedigree breeding.