Two common US fish have evolved different body shapes to help them survive in the fast-moving streams in built-up areas
The Trump Administration has announced a proposal to sell 4,200 acres of public, protected land in northern Arizona for oil and gas development. The area in question crosses the Little Colorado River and is located only three...
For the very first time, scientists filmed sharks traveling along a 500-mile-long shark highway in the Pacific Ocean that stretches between the Galapagos Islands and Cocos Island...
The biomass of living organisms on the planet has halved since human civilisation began, and humans now outweigh all wild mammals tenfold
Researchers spent four years looking for Chinese giant salamanders and only found 24 – and that’s not even the worst bit of news
Bad news for wildlife: 2.3 million square miles of protected areas around the world face human pressure from activities like road building, urbanization, or grazing, according to a new study. Lead author Kendall Jones, a...
The world’s nations have set up 200,000 protected areas in which nature is supposed to flourish, but in many cases the protection is pretty much theoretical
Drones fitted with multispectral cameras are scanning forests for beetle attack, and orchards and vineyards for signs of disease before it’s too late
With coral reefs under threat worldwide, researchers in Florida are racing to understand and treat a mysterious disease that threatens to decimate the third-largest coral reef on Earth...
Government-commissioned report says proposed site at Sambor reach is the ‘worst possible place’ for hydropower due to impact on wildlife
Government releases new acreages for offshore exploration as protesters oppose drilling
Oil extraction in Alaskan wilderness area would be an ‘irresponsible business decision’, trillion-dollar investors say
As countries get richer, they start replanting their forests – but this is not a big environmental gain because they “export” the deforestation to poor countries
The world’s amphibians are dying in swathes because of the lethal chytrid fungus, and it seems the epidemic had its origins on the Korean peninsula
Invasive rats have cut a swathe through the birds living on the island of South Georgia, but a decade-long project has now eradicated every last rat
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