László Moholy-Nagy used industrial plastics in his paintings. But for decades, the type of plastic had been misidentified.
Farmers hold the key to prevent ecological degradation and promote conservation
Five million shorebirds migrate between Australia and the northern hemisphere, threatened by habitat destruction, and rising seas. How can we protect this natural marvel?
Cats and foxes are two of the greatest threats to Australian wildlife. Culling might be one solution, but sometimes culls do more harm than good.
It is important that co-operative approaches are found to conservation as the natural environment knows no political boundaries.
Scientists, philosophers, historians, journalists, agency administrators and activists grapple with what it means to 'save nature' in the Anthropocene.
A new WWF report highlights Australia as a hotspot for future deforestation. Australia talks the talk on deforestation, but will it walk the walk?
The Leadbeater's has been formally listed as critically endangered. But unless clearfelling in the possums' stronghold stops, it will continue down the road of extinction.
With increasing human pressure on the environment, how can we save wildlife while lifting people out of poverty? A new manifesto argues for using technology to intensify energy and agriculture.
Poaching, habitat destruction and disease have reduced mountain gorilla numbers for decades, but how have these threats affected their genomes?
If we want to save elephants we need to tackle widespread corruption that threatens their populations – and this goes for all wildlife.
New research shows Tasmania's swift parrots could be extinct in less than 20 years
Divers at the famed Cocos site off Costa Rica record declines in a number of shark species – a sign that marine preserves are limited protection against illegal fishing.
The 20-year-old agreements that are supposed to safeguard much of Australia's forests, are not working. Now they are up for renewal, and it's time for a complete rethink, writes David Lindenmayer.
Controlling bushfire risk by burning a set percentage of land every year sounds sensible - but a more sophisticated approach is needed to truly safeguard both humans and wildlife in rural areas.
Senator David Leyonhjelm has proposed keeping native animals as pets as conservation. But that would do effectively nothing for wildlife in the wild.
Forests, wetlands, wildlife, waterways all provide valuable services to society. Would we take better conserve natural resources if we paid for these ecosystem services?
Proposals to reintroduce Tassie devils to the Australian mainland have argued devils could help control feral cats. But new research shows there's no simple answer.
There's more to reintroducing wildlife than just releasing a few lynx.
When conservationists use war metaphors – as in the battle to halt bird hunting in Malta – they hurt their cause by closing down paths to negotiation.