Scrapping the idea of a species is an extreme idea – but perhaps a good one.
As climatic conditions change, plants’ odours are altered, with direct consequences for pollination, especially by bees.
The global focus on plastic pollution isn't a distraction from other planetary issues.
New research has found that different types of habitat loss can change the stability of whole plant and animal communities.
The impact of deforestation for oil palm plantations is well known – and now research has found the replanting process could be additional harm to biodiversity.
Current environment laws are manifestly failing Australian animals.
Invasive species are the biggest single threat to Australian plants and animals.
It's hard to say exactly how many koalas are in the wild, but there's no doubt they're in serious trouble.
Cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.
Not all of the solutions to the climate and ecological crisis have to be painful.
The latest update on the environment highlights that New Zealand has the world's highest proportion of indigenous wildlife species either threatened or at risk of extinction.
A recent report warned that insects 'could vanish by the end of the century'. Here's why that would cause a collapse of nature.
Expanding cities and farmland have created many small, often isolated patches of vegetation. Long seen as having limited ecological value, a new study shows these are vital for endangered species.
New Zealand is the last major landmass to be settled some 800 years ago. Since then, changes in land use have been extensive and catastrophic for the country's unique flora and fauna.
Australian cities are home to many threatened species but are also where biodiversity is being destroyed by development. But what if planning and design processes built nature into the urban fabric?
Thousands of dirt roads crisscross the Brazilian Amazon, serving ranchers, loggers and miners. The area's fragile waterways — and the spectacular fish that live in them — pay a high price.
New Zealand's Supreme Court rejected a proposed land swap that would have seen conservation land used for an irrigation dam, but the government is now considering a retrospective law change.