WILDLIFE

Over a two-year period, a new species of plant or animal was identified every other day
As part of New Zealand’s plan to cull millions of predators, scientists are consulting the public about controversial gene technology
Dismay as a Spanish baby dolphin becomes the latest victim of the quest for ‘the perfect selfie’
Despite their high profiles, most of the world’s national animal symbols are lacking in protection, with a significant proportion now revealed to be experiencing population decline
It’s not just the bees that are disappearing. Insects across the board are showing dramatic drops in population levels, leading to a serious knock-on effect for ecosystems everywhere
John Kahekwa is the founder and general manager of the Pole Pole Foundation (POPOF), a Congolese run conservation NGO which works to protect the critically endangered Grauer’s gorillas and their habitat in Kahuzi-Biega National Park (KBNP), and to support the…
The continuing adventures of Aaron Gekoski as he joins the Wildlife Rescue Unit
Aaron Gekoski continues working alongside the Wildlife Rescue Unit
Aaron Gekoski continues his personal adventure into the wilds of Borneo
Simple tracking devices have enabled conservationists to amass big data, vastly improving their knowledge about different species. But could this same technology be used for more nefarious means?
The latest episode sees ‘Bertie’ enlisting in wildlife rescue boot camp
New video series tracks the journey of Aaron Gekoski as he joins Borneo’s Wildlife Rescue Unit to get on conservation’s front lines – watch new episodes each week on Geographical
The bison, Poland’s symbol of nature conservation, already faces controversial annual culling. But recently, the Polish government announced plans to increase culling of this last remnant of legendary megafauna, causing outrage among conservationists
Wolves have arrived at a wildlife park in Devon as part of ongoing campaign to rewild parts of the United Kingdom
Latest figures suggest that there are more than twice as many feral horses roaming across the plains of the American West than the land is capable of sustaining
Is extinction forever? While most would assume that yes, extinction is the ultimate end-point, a fate from which no species can return, Chris Fitch investigates the small but growing movement that dares to disagree

Remembering Rhinos

New book aims to follow in the success of last year's Remembering Elephants, and raise funds to protect critically endangered rhinos across Africa and Asia
With Queensland koala numbers in free-fall, a novel idea suggests using daylight savings time to protect the species

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