The sugar glider is an icon of the Australian bush. But discovering it's actually three distinct species has big consequences for its conservation.
We have transformed the night-time environment in a very short time, relative to evolutionary timescales. Most wildlife hasn't had time to adjust.
Australia’s threatened birds have declined by 59%, on average, between 1985 and 2016 based on 400,000 surveys at more than 17,000 locations according to Australia's world-first Threatened Bird Index.
When the ABC began screening local wildlife television, it helped create a new environmental nationalism, implicating audiences in the survival of Australian animals.
Vets treat largely treat injured wildlife for free, whenever they have time.
Here's some advice on taking selfies with wild animals: don't. It's not fun for the animal, and can have serious knock-on effects for their health. And you could be injured (or worse).
Australia's species, like this green python, are remarkable and need far better protection.
For over a century Australia’s venomous snakes have been counted amongst the world’s deadliest, yet human fatalities remain strikingly rare. How did our snakes develop such a fearsome reputation?
Australia's snakes, spiders and other venomous critters tend to strike fear in many people. But is Australia's reputation as a nation of deadly creatures deserved?
It is possible to use small spaces such as transport corridors, verges and the edges of sporting grounds for native wildlife habitat restoration, helping to bring biodiversity back into cities.
New technology reveals that digging echidnas play a crucial role in Australia's ecosystems.
Scientists are calling for your help this National Science Week to identify Australian wildlife.
Australian birds are arguably among the smartest in the world, displaying complex behaviours comparable to those observed in great apes.