Campaigners against commercial kangaroo harvesting say it's unsustainable and have convinced California to extend a ban on kangaroo imports. But are Australia's world-famous roos really at risk?
Should conservationists 'sell' the value of nature by focusing on the ecosystem services nature provides people? Surveys show this may be the wrong tack.
People living in their forests must be on board too – and they don't always subscribe to Western conservation values.
Indonesia could manage without its rhino, unlike African countries which rely on safari dollars.
Conservationists claim the combination of GPS tracker, heart-beat monitor and spy camera will be a game changer.
You can't simply 'value' nature as though it were a commodity able to be bought and sold.
Many ecosystems have changed so radically that it is no longer possible to restore them to what they once were and in other situations it is not appropriate.
The Endangered Species Act may stave off extinction for the Delta smelt in California, but will it help this threatened fish – or any other at-risk species – recover and thrive again?
Genetics need to be considered when relocating lion populations because they a play a role in the animals' evolutionary line.
Taking into account the rivers that drain into it and where they come from, the Lake Eyre Basin is one of largest inland draining systems in the world, the size of Germany, France and Italy combined.
Palmer was publicly shamed to a degree that's only possible in a world connected by social media. Could any good come from it?
An Oxford professor spent more than 20 years watching chimpanzees cleverly adapt to their changing environment.
The fact that people are still travelling thousands of miles to kill exotic animals and bring back trophies shows deeply rooted cultural problems in Western societies.
Countries with healthy populations of big game should allow tourists to hunt them.
Tourists seeking to make voluntary work part of their holidays have helped build a sizeable industry which is now open to sharp criticism.
Feral cats are highly adaptable and highly variable, hence we must continue to search for their Achilles Heel and invest in a wide range of control methods.
A company plans to flood the market with synthetic rhinoceros horn in an effort to slow poaching but these types of commercially driven conservation efforts are fraught with problems.
Conservation won't be successful unless we work with people living at the forest edge.
Using DNA testing, researchers find that most elephant poaching is happening in two spots – crucial information to stopping the flow of ivory out of Africa.
Phillip Toyne, a co-founder of the national landcare program, died on Saturday morning after a long illness with cancer, leaving an indelible legacy of influence and achievement.