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13 07 2021 | 10:01

UN sets out Paris-style plan to cut extinction rate by factor of 10

Ambitious draft goals to halt biodiversity loss revealed, with proposed changes to food production expected to ‘raise eyebrows’. Eliminating plastic pollution, reducing pesticide use by two-thirds,…

05 07 2021 | 11:05

Heat Waves Cook Bird Eggs.

Some birds have mastered living in the scorching, dry environment of a desert. But even desert-adapted birds can't handle extreme temperatures like those seen during heat waves. A heat wave is said…

30 05 2021 | 16:56

Rethink Global Economy to Halt Mass Extinction, Study Argues.

The problem of biodiversity loss is not simply a matter of funding, a new report examining the failures of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has warned. Instead, policy makers need to…

27 05 2021 | 11:08

Jane Goodall says humanity's 'disrespect of the natural world' brought on the pandemic.

The legendary primatologist urged people to develop a new, more sustainable relationship with the natural world. Legendary primatologist Jane Goodall says the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the…

26 05 2021 | 09:28

Extraction Industry’s Hunt for Fossil Fuels Near Okavango Delta Threatens to Trigger “Genocide” of Africa’s Last Elephants.

Caption: The African elephant, the planet’s largest terrestrial mammal was recently listed as endangered and critically endangered on IUCN’s Red List; oil and gas extraction projects throughout the…

18 05 2021 | 11:01

Campaigners lose court case to stop Ugandan forest clearance.

Court ruling gives go-ahead for sugar plantation in Bugoma forest, home to endangered chimpanzees. Conservationists in Uganda have condemned as “shallow and absurd” a court ruling that authorised…

18 05 2021 | 06:34

Kenya starts its first national wildlife census.

Kenya began its first national wildlife census on Friday, aiming to aid conservation and identify threats to its vast but threatened wildlife populations. The census will run until July, with…

15 05 2021 | 12:48

It’s inspiring hope and change – but what is the IUCN’s green list?

The red list of species at risk is well-known, but the list for protected sites is quietly helping to ‘paint the planet green’ The age of extinction is supported by

11 05 2021 | 10:26

What it takes to protect the world's most endangered zebra.

The Grevy's zebra, covered in white and black stripes, may not look dissimilar to the common zebra. But there are clear differences -- especially to someone like Sheila Funnell, who has dedicated her…

04 05 2021 | 11:03

PPE May Save Human Lives, But It’s Deadly for Wildlife.

One of the most distinguishable features of the COVID-19 era is the public, everyday use of personal protective equipment (PPE), mainly in the form of disposable face masks and latex gloves. And…

04 05 2021 | 10:54

How a hi-tech search for Genghis Khan is helping polar bears.

Researchers are going on a bear hunt, using AI and radar to spot dens and track the threatened Arctic predators The age of extinction is supported by

27 04 2021 | 00:06

Rangers battle human encroachment in Sudan's biggest park.

ucked away by the Ethiopian border, Sudan's Dinder National Park boasts the country's most diverse wildlife, but rangers face a daily battle to protect it as human encroachment mounts. Spread over…

23 04 2021 | 10:55

Uganda shuts its only wild rhino sanctuary to public.

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has closed the country’s only wild rhino sanctuary to the public amid an ongoing dispute between the owners of the land and Rhino Fund Uganda - the organisation…

07 04 2021 | 09:36

New Polar Bear Hotel Criticized for Animal Cruelty.

A new hotel is sparking controversy with its central conceit: a polar bear enclosure visible from all of its 21 rooms.

07 04 2021 | 09:00

Open season in Sudan as trophy hunters flock to shoot rare ibex.

Conservationists fear for endangered Nubian ibex in Sudan as westerners sold permits to hunt. Sudanese conservationists have accused trophy hunters of exploiting the country’s political transition…

04 04 2021 | 09:01

Why airlifting rhinos upside down is critical to conservation.

Swinging above the African savannah, an upside-down rhino suspended from a helicopter looks comically surreal. But for the black rhino, flying to new territory is no laughing matter -- it's about…

03 04 2021 | 07:38

One of Europe’s most common types of bat ‘may be attracted to wind turbines’, study suggests

The activity of common pipistrelle bats was found to be around a third higher at the turbines than control locations. One of the most abundant bats in Europe may be attracted to wind turbines and…

22 03 2021 | 09:07

Endangered vultures: A species on the 'brink of extinction' in Kenya.

Out of 11 vulture species found in Africa, 7 are on the verge of extinction. In Kenya, one species - bearded vulture - has less than five individuals remaining according to conservationists.…

12 03 2021 | 15:45

Elephants or avocados: a Kenyan dilemma.

KIMANA, Kenya, March 3 (Reuters) - The majestic sight of elephants roaming beneath Mount Kilimanjaro has long lured throngs of wildlife-lovers to Amboseli National Park on Kenya’s border with…

12 03 2021 | 10:20

'Medium danger' as unknown number of crocodiles escape into Breede River in Western Cape.

People urged to be on the lookout for subadult crocs 'about 5km upstream towards Robertson and 5km downstream towards Swellendam' Traps have been set in the Breede River after an unknown number of…