Thousands of representatives from more than 160 nations meet in Australia this week at the once-a-decade World Parks Congress as scientists warn that countries are failing to care for protected areas.
Harnessing 'people power' to manage fisheries in the developing world has significantly benefited local communities and coral reefs, according to new research.
Polar bears, whales, sharks and gazelles were among 31 new species granted new protection status by the UN conservation body, following six days of "intense" talks by leading conservationists.
In a paper published by PLOS ONE, researchers concluded that a national strategy must be implemented in order to compensate for environmental damage caused by development projects in Africa.
A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation ...
New research has shown that despite moving house frequently, bats choose to roost with the same social groups of 'friends'.
A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral reef fisheries badly impacted by the 1997/98 El Niño, according to the ...
Raptors can affect the distribution of other species and they can also be used to find forests with high biodiversity value.
Australia's Environment Minister Greg Hunt has pledged to end the extinction of native mammal species by 2020, with a focus on culprits such as feral cats.
When it comes to conserving tropical forests and the carbon stored within them in order to prevent climate change, the role of forest animals may be too important to ignore.