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.
Wetlands in drylands seem impossible, but their benefits to people and wildlife are very real.
COVID-19 restrictions led to calls to open up golf courses to the public. But these are such precious refuges for native flora and fauna that access will have to be carefully managed.
Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
Social media has proved to be a helpful source of observations of snakes feeding. Knowing more about their diet is useful because it’s linked to their venom biochemistry.
The Berejiklian government must step up to the challenge of saving koalas in NSW from their predicted fate: extinction in the wild by 2050.
The mosque is where men and women and children go to pray. But, according to art historian Christiane Gruber, some make room for other, non-human creatures too.
With careful observation, you can start to recognize that one sassy squirrel or the cardinal pair who call your neighborhood home.
A new study forecasts that thousands of miles of new road construction will cut through tiger habitat across Asia by 2050. Planning can make these projects more tiger-friendly.
The forestry industry wants to remove damaged logs from native forests after the bushfires. But our wildlife needs them now more than ever.
In a matter of weeks, the fires have subverted decades of dedicated conservation efforts for many threatened species.
It’s imperative that we understand what creates and sustains the delta for the future management of the system.