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After decades battling environmental crises that threaten to rob the Galápagos Islands of their unique biodiversity, the restoration of giant tortoises is a success story worth celebrating. But more conservation challenges still await the iconic archipelago
Are howler monkeys being adversely affected by ingestion of pesticides containing sulphur?
Exciting news for wildlife and photography enthusiasts alike – the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of The Year competition run by the National History Museum has just announced a new award: the LUMIX People’s Choice Award
A new system of robotic aerial vehicles is revolutionising the tracking of migratory species across remote environments
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

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