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Technology used in creating safe urban environments is now being used in South Africa’s wildlife parks to catch and deter poachers
Laura Cole travels to Orkney to find out why numbers of harbour seals have fallen by 78 per cent since 2000
The unprecedented frequency of winter tick epidemics have resulted in a 70 per cent death rate for New Hampshire’s moose calves
Unchecked tourism is potentially reducing the number of cheetah cubs that survive to adulthood
The demand for horseshoe crab blood – vital for testing new medical developments – is threatening the future survival of the species
Italy is divided over the future of its wolves and bears
Whale sharks have been found to not travel far from familiar coastlines, putting them at risk from human activities
The Lone Star tick is spreading across North America, carrying a peculiar health threat with it: an allergy to red meat
An interview with biologist Chris D Thomas, author of ‘Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature is Thriving in the Age of Extinction’
India’s booming domestic dog population is attacking some of the country’s most endangered wildlife, and solutions are thin on the ground
Brain sizes directly shown to correlate to survival rates among one of the most popular fish species
Celebrated author Professor Tim Birkhead provides a fascinating insight into a man overshadowed in his lifetime, but who pioneered everything we know today about the study of birds

Into the lions' den

Changing temperatures in East Africa are set to upset a delicate balance between wild lions and cattle herders

Bat signals

Scientists working with new drone technology are hoping to reveal the hidden secrets behind the bat’s uncanny navigation skills
The winner of the 2018 Whitley Gold Award is Pablo Garcia Borboroglu, founder of the Global Penguin Society
NGOs shine a light on the underreporting of wildlife crime and call for the keeping of better records of offences across England and Wales
Pioneering laser photography is being used by scientists on the west coast of Scotland to assess the health of the area’s marine life 

Hunting the hunters

The RSPB introduces a new hotline for reporting the unlawful killing of birds of prey

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