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.
More than 60 years after its last confirmed sighting, a strange deer with vampire-like fangs still persists in the rugged forested slopes of northeast Afghanistan according to a research team led by the Wildlife Conservation ...
New research has shown that despite moving house frequently, bats choose to roost with the same social groups of 'friends'.
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.
The United States has struck a deal to reduce Indonesia's debts in exchange for Jakarta pledging about $12 million for programmes to protect endangered species and their habitats on Sumatra island, conservationists said Friday.
Victoria's iconic new dolphin species, the Burrunan dolphin, is at risk due to its small and isolated populations, according to the first study investigating the dolphin's population using DNA.
While conservation areas have helped European biodiversity to flourish, there needs to be more connection between protected areas, along with greater attention to the needs of individual species. These are some of the key ...
An international team of researchers has found that the majority of threatened species are 'invisible' when using modern methods to predict species distributions under climate change.
New research shows economic growth to be main driver of language extinction and reveals global 'hotspots' where languages are most under threat.