The successful quest to find a species last seen more than 50 years ago has added to the urgency of protecting the vanishing grassland habitat of a lizard that had been feared extinct.
Australia now has a target of protecting 30% of its land and sea area. But the challenges of conserving urban biodiversity illustrate why it’s a much more complex task than a simple target suggests.
Monitoring bird population trends in Nigeria is a valuable activity – but it requires trained people and commitment over the long term.
Protecting green turtles is difficult because they perform some of the longest migrations known in the animal kingdom.
An Indigenous-led effort to increase caribou abundance and cultural practices like hunting is successfully increasing the caribou population