Saving our threatened species shouldn't be seen as a cost, but rather a very savvy investment to ensure the support systems sustaining life on Earth remain intact.
Scientists and bureaucrats moved logistical mountains to rescue the eastern bristlebird from bushfires this year. As climate change worsens, wildlife evacuations will become more common.
The story of the Kangaroo Island Micro-trapdoor spider offer insight into the challenges ahead for invertebrates – the tiny engines of Australia's biodiversity – after this year's cataclysmic fires.
The Kaputar rock skink is thought to have have one of the smallest ranges of any reptile in New South Wales – at the summit of a single extinct volcano, Mount Kaputar.
One vet suggested bushfire smoke had killed the smoky mouse – and asked, in a nod to the species' name, if this was a case of "death by irony".
When the post-bushfire rains finally arrived, the situation for many fish species went from dangerous to catastrophic. A slurry of ash and mud washed into waterways, sending oxygen levels plummeting.
Koalas are notoriously difficult to detect. Traditional methods are costly and labour intensive. So we found a more efficient way to locate koalas in eastern NSW, using drones.
Pangolins are illegally traded, linked to the coronavirus pandemic and driven to extinction in some areas. That's why it's vital to reintroduce this threatened species back into the wild.
How fast can an animal run? How intense was the fire? Picking which species to help after a bushfire tragedy is no easy task.
Fish, frogs, turtles and platypus at major risk of extinction following the bushfires. So why aren't they getting much attention?
Without an emergency cull of feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park, the land cannot recover from the bushfires – and threatened species are at grave risk of being annihilated.
In a matter of weeks, the fires have subverted decades of dedicated conservation efforts for many threatened species.
After the woolly mammoth and other megafauna became extinct, surviving animals mingled less. This has big implications for modern conservation.
We used to think a marsupial mum didn't know when she was pregnant, but new research shows that's wrong. And that could help in conservation of endangered species.
Meet the brawny bug with a concoction so caustic it'll make a toad vomit.
Just a handful of federal members of parliament represent hundreds of Australia's threatened species.
Land clearing in Queensland has tripled in the past five years.
Next time you plan a holiday you can rest assured that wildlife sightseeing can help some threatened species.