Artificial reefs are structures that humans put in place underwater that create habitat for sea life. A new study shows for the first time how much of the US ocean floor they cover.
A new initiative is pinpointing areas in the world’s oceans that are key habitats for sharks and their relatives, so that governments can consider protecting these areas.
Feral hogs are one of the most destructive invasive species in North America, harming land, crops and wildlife.
Migrating birds need stopover locations en route where they can rest and feed. A new study shows that artificial light draws them away from sites they would normally use and into risky zones.
Giraffes are vulnerable to extinction, mainly due to habitat loss and killing for bushmeat markets. The good news is human actions can alleviate that danger.
The largest ever giraffe tracking study shows how these massive animals are responding to human pressures across many different habitats throughout Africa.
Introduced species and diseases can drive native species into smaller environmental niches – and that could mean change to how we work to conserve them.
Measures to address tensions between wildlife and humans are critical for Tanzania.
A new study looks back into history to assess human impacts on the range of Asian elephants and finds sharp decline starting several centuries ago.
Conservation practitioners and policymakers must organize and prioritize the management of habitats around whether species are more beneficial or harmful to biodiversity.
Solar panels can provide places for animals to rest, shelter and breed – potentially benefitting both the land and farmers.
Mountain environments are rich in plant and animal species, but the dual threat of human habitation and climate change means urgent action is needed to protect them.
Almost all theories of human bipedalism explain it as a terrestrial adaptation. A new study does not support that view.
Standard marine protected areas with fixed boundaries can’t effectively shelter these ocean nomads.
The role of beavers in safeguarding against our heating climate has become an interesting point of discussion. But just how important remains subject to debate.
Garden surveys reveal what makes a house a home for Britain’s favourite mammal.
Artificial habitats are becoming more advanced, but they’re not a silver bullet.
These iconic honeyeaters once ruled the flowering gum trees in massive numbers. But habitat loss means they’re on the edge of extinction.
Under a new code, rural landholders in NSW will be allowed to clear up to 25 metres of land outside their property boundary. This will be devastating for the wildlife that live or migrate there.
Recent sighting of a leopard in the Campo-Ma’an National Park area of Southern Cameroon shows the importance of conservation efforts.