Cameras detect 'extinct' wallabies near Broome
Yawuru Country Managers have found a spectacled hare wallaby (Lagorchestes conspicillatus) population, a species which for the last decade was feared to be locally extinct at Roebuck Plains, adjacent to Broome.
Using science to open way to 'blue economy'
Today, scientists at the Natural Capital Project share new science and open source software that can calculate risk to coastal and marine ecosystems. These novel tools, described in the journal Environmental Research Letters, were u ...
Next-door leopards: First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people
In the first-ever GPS-based study of leopards in India, led by WCS and partners has delved into the secret lives of these big cats, and recorded their strategies to thrive in human-dominated areas.
Sashimi trend helps edge Pacific bluefin tuna towards extinction
The Pacific bluefin tuna, a fish used in sushi and sashimi dishes, is at risk of extinction as the global food market places "unsustainable pressure" on the species and others, a conservation body warned ...
Early warning system for nature and natural capital protection
Protected area managers need unbiased, current and geographically local information to effectively manage their protected areas. Conservation International (CI) and the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring ...
Lion gives birth to 3 cubs at Cincinnati Zoo
An African lion named Imani has given birth to three cubs at the Cincinnati Zoo.
Wildlife groups sue over imperiled lynx's habitat
Wildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
Scientists employ satellite tags to solve whale-sized mystery
For the first time, scientists working in the waters of Patagonia are using satellite tags to remotely track southern right whales from their breeding/calving grounds in the sheltered bays of Península Valdés, ...
Camera trap images help wildlife managers ID problem tigers in India
Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm's way for the benefit ...
Wildlife devastated in South Sudan war: conservationists
Warring factions in South Sudan have slaughtered, poached and eaten "alarming" numbers of endangered wildlife, devastating one of Africa's largest migrations, conservationists warned Wednesday.