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25 02 2021 | 07:24

Cyprus urged to ban hunting at coast to protect flamingoes from shotgun pellets.

Ingestion of lead shotgun pellets from bed of Larnaca Salt Lake blamed for rise in deaths of migrating flamingos. Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout…

25 02 2021 | 07:06

As Extreme Weather Events Increase, What Are the Risks to Wildlife?

A hailstorm in South Texas. Tornadoes in Tennessee. Wildfires across the West. A barrage of Gulf Coast hurricanes.

18 02 2021 | 10:09

Wildlife trafficking driving 'severe declines' in traded species, finds study

Animals traded for pet industry, bushmeat, traditional medicine, ivory and lab use declined locally by up to 99.9%. Wildlife populations decline by an average of 62% in areas where species are…

09 02 2021 | 09:30

Everyday shopping from brands like Heinz and Yakult helps destroy rainforests, report claims.

Big companies and lenders ‘failing to halt loss of vital tree cover’, contributing to nature and climate crises. Shoppers are unknowingly fuelling the destruction of tropical rainforests, as…

09 02 2021 | 09:27

Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: Technology to count elephants from space offers anti-poaching hope.

Accurate monitoring is essential if we’re to save the species’, researcher says. Scientists have been able to identify Elephants from space for the first time - technology that could be used to…

09 02 2021 | 08:31

Chemical Dumping Linked to California Sea Lions’ High Cancer Rates.

California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) have one of the highest rates of cancer of all mammals, and scientists have long wondered why.

08 02 2021 | 12:26

How to create a net-zero, nature-positive recovery.

The COVID-19 pandemic saw wild animals roaming empty streets and a drop in emissions in many places around the world. Yet these improvements to nature are unlikely to remain, and the environmental…

03 02 2021 | 09:47

How creating wildlife crossings can help reindeer, bears – and even crabs.

Sweden’s announcement this week that it is to build a series of animal bridges is the latest in global efforts to help wildlife navigate busy roads

27 01 2021 | 11:21

Cities can help migrating birds on their way by planting more trees and turning lights off at night.

Millions of birds travel between their breeding and wintering grounds during spring and autumn migration, creating one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. These journeys often span…

27 01 2021 | 10:00

Hidden lives: the animals behind the products we consume – photo essay.

Photojournalists capture the often unseen side of the meat, fur and entertainment industries, in a collection co-edited by Guardian collaborator Jo-Anne McArthur

26 01 2021 | 09:43

Quarter of known bee species have not been recorded since 1990.

Global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015. The number of wild bee species recorded by an international database of life on Earth has declined by…

23 01 2021 | 11:39

Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption.

Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisis. The planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining…

22 01 2021 | 08:55

And then there were two: can northern white rhinos be saved from extinction?

There are only two remaining rhinos of this species, a mother and daughter, but scientists see new hope in stem cell breakthroughs “Iwatch these beautiful animals walk the path toward extinction…

21 01 2021 | 09:25

Celebrity power undermining global conservation efforts, scientists warn.

Hostile dispute over trophy hunting fuelled by ‘myths driven by emotion and morality that ignore critical facts’. Leading scientists have warned that global conservation is being undermined by…

20 01 2021 | 11:58

“A remarkable achievement” - the environmental case for building HS2.

  At the end of December, activists and celebrity supporters relaunched their #RethinkHS2 campaign opposing the UK’s new high-speed line with a rather glossy video voiced by Emma Thompson, featuring…

20 01 2021 | 10:41

More than 50 countries commit to protection of 30% of Earth's land and oceans.

Coalition says promise is key to preventing mass extinctions and ensuring clean air and water. A coalition of more than 50 countries has committed to protect almost a third of the planet by 2030 to…

20 01 2021 | 09:47

Why rangers in the Congo’s Virunga national park are under attack.

Armed men have killed at least six rangers and wounded several others in an ambush in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Virunga national park. This park is a sanctuary for endangered…

11 01 2021 | 14:09

Trump Finalizes Rollback of Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Just over two weeks before President Donald Trump is set to leave the White House, his U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday finalized a rollback of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act—a law that's…

11 01 2021 | 12:24

Hunting and Habitat Destruction Are Driving 'Biotic Annihilation,' Study Warns.

Humans are driving species to extinction 1,000 times faster than what is considered natural. Now, new research underscores the extent of the planet's impoverishment.

10 01 2021 | 10:58

What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020.

A few months ago a group of scientists warned about the rise of "extinction denial," an effort much like climate denial to mischaracterize the extinction crisis and suggest that human activity isn't…