We tend instinctively to value human lives over non-human ones. But is there a point where the scales might tip the other way?
A police raid on the popular tourist attraction has found 40 frozen tiger carcasses.
The best modern zoos focus on conservation, education and research – not entertainment.
Drones are useful tools for studying and protecting wildlife. But with their growing popularity comes a growing need to make sure they don't harm the animals they're trying to observe.
Eating cows and sheep is unsustainable. Here are some better alternatives.
Rats have lived with us for thousands of years.
Land management in the United States has long focused on creating conditions that benefit game animals like deer and grouse. A conservation scientist explains why that approach is too narrow.
Banning the hunts would harm the Inuit more than it would help the bears.
A wildlife biologist argues that the canid in eastern North America – known as the eastern coyote, or the coywolf by some – deserves to be classified as a separate species.
Freshwater covers only 0.5% of the Earth's surface but is home to 10% of the world's lifeforms.
Scientists are working to bring this large, unique frog back from the brink of extinction.
Science was instrumental in working out how to clear brigalow forest to make way for farming in the 20th century. Now it's trying to bring these iconic forests back.
The Leuser ecosystem in northern Sumatra is home to some of the world's rarest and best-loved animals. Thanks to a new government moratorium on land clearing, conservationists have enjoyed a big win.
We'll have to get our priorities in order to protect Australia's wildlife.
The alpine landscapes of Australia's southeast and Tasmania are home to hundreds of rare plants and animals. They're healthy for now, but need careful looking after.
Grunting, growling, hissing, screeching: if your home is making these noises, you probably have possums.
We're set to hear very little about nature conservation in Australia's upcoming election campaign. Here's why that's a huge oversight.
Bird feathers can tell us a lot about their owners and the places they visit.
The bleaching hitting the Great Barrier Reef not only harms corals. As these close-up photos show, it also deprives many other species of a home and livelihood.
Chytrid fungus has already wiped out six species of Australian frogs since the disease arrived in the 1970s. Without urgent action, seven more are facing extinction.