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29 11 2020 | 07:19

World's Most Remote Island Creates Largest Atlantic Ocean Sanctuary.

In the South Atlantic Ocean, a tiny island of 250 people has made a significant contribution to global marine conservation by protecting a huge swath of ocean under its control.

28 11 2020 | 07:57

Two polar bears come sniffing in the Arctic night: Esther Horvath's best photograph.

In the autumn of 2019, I joined an expedition to the Arctic. We set sail from Tromsø, Norway, on 20 September, on the Polarstern icebreaker. There were 100 people on board – 60 scientists and 40 crew…

28 11 2020 | 07:47

Earlier springs could cause common bird species to become extinct by end of the century, scientists warn.

‘It could be that the apparent stability today is hiding a future collapse’. A rapidly warming climate will spell disaster for swathes of life on earth, including many bird species. A new study…

28 11 2020 | 07:05

Cemetery review – elephant heads for the graveyard in hardcore art piece.

Carlos Casas’s film – half documentary, half experimental essay – is a near-wordless evocation of a ‘celebrity’ Sri Lankan elephant’s confrontation with death.

25 11 2020 | 06:34

World's only known white giraffe gets fitted with a tracking device.

London (CNN)The only known white giraffe in the world has been fitted with a GPS tracking device in an effort to protect him from poachers in Kenya. The unique male giraffe now stands alone after a…

16 11 2020 | 08:25

Wildlife crime underworld rampant, with shockingly low conviction rates, warns report.

The wildlife crime underworld in Britain is rampant, with “shockingly low conviction rates”, experts say, as a new report reveals the exploitation of wildlife is going unabated.

16 11 2020 | 08:02

Scatological science: how poo analysis could help save endangered species.

Three separate species of banded langur have been identified after DNA analysis of their faeces, paving the way for targeted conservation strategies

16 11 2020 | 07:29

Animals vote, too: how different species choose – or depose – a leader.

Honeybees, Indian jumping ants and pigeons are some of the species that have evolved ways of collective decision-making.   Americans are currently deciding who they think will best serve them as…

09 11 2020 | 07:43

An incredible scar': the harsh toll of Trump's 400-mile wall through national parks.

Samuel Gilbert visited four distinct wilderness areas near the new border wall, which is fragmenting protected habitats and threatening endangered species.

03 11 2020 | 07:54

Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find.

Paper suggests climate crisis reducing insects in lowlands and central jungle, as fruit-eaters not affected Bird species are in decline even in the remote parts of the Amazon, far from human…

02 11 2020 | 07:01

Doe your bit: Japan invents bags deer can eat after plastic-related deaths.

The famed deer that roam the city of Nara, in Japan, no longer face discomfort – or far worse – after local companies developed a safe alternative to the plastic packaging discarded by tourists that…

30 10 2020 | 10:38

Protecting nature is vital to escape 'era of pandemics’ – report.

Halting destruction of wild places could slow frequency of deadly outbreaks, say scientists. The world is in an “era of pandemics” and unless the destruction of the natural world is halted they will…

29 10 2020 | 14:38

Banks lent $2.6tn linked to ecosystem and wildlife destruction in 2019 – report.

Lack of policies regulating impact on natural world means finance industry effectively bankrolling biodiversity loss, analysis finds. The world’s largest investment banks provided more than $2.6tn…

29 10 2020 | 14:26

International legal experts head to Africa to support courts in poaching fight.

Before the scheme, only 24 per cent of wildlife crime prosecutions in Kenya ended in conviction, writes Abbianca Makoni. Global legal experts including from Britain experienced in sharpening laws…

25 10 2020 | 10:54

Rewilding 30 per cent of world’s land would halt extinctions and ‘absorb half of CO2 emissions’, major study finds

30x30 goal ‘critical’ in preventing species loss and climate breakdown ‘spinning out of control’ Last month, political leaders from 64 countries around the world all pledged to “reverse biodiversity…

24 10 2020 | 11:55

Thousands of seal pups discovered dead in mysterious mass die-off at colony in Namibia.

‘This is tragic, as it makes up a large portion of the new pup arrivals expected in late November,’ says conservationist organisation. Thousands of dead seal pups have been washed up on land in …

19 10 2020 | 08:49

Climate research is critical in Africa: how to make it more visible.

Weather and climate have far-reaching effects on every part of life. The timing of seasons, range of daily and seasonal temperatures, the amount of rainfall – these all influence things as diverse as…

19 10 2020 | 08:46

Rewild to mitigate the climate crisis, urge leading scientists.

Restoring degraded natural lands highly effective for carbon storage and avoiding species extinctions. Restoring natural landscapes damaged by human exploitation can be one of the most effective and…

19 10 2020 | 08:45

Singapore Will Plant One Million Trees by 2030.

Languishing in the soft, silty mud, the living fossil looked as if it didn't have a care in the world as it feasted on the fish left stranded in the tidal mangrove pools of the Sungei Buloh wetlands…

19 10 2020 | 08:25

Namibia dehorns 666 rhinos since 2018 to curb poaching.

Namibia is dehorning most of its endangered black rhinos in an effort to curb poaching, official said Thursday. According to Environment Ministry spokesperson Romeo Muyunda, Namibia has dehorned…