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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

Meet the Trump moth

The new President of the United States has a namesake – one that’s keen on keeping the US border with Mexico open
Red squirrels are found to be afflicted with a stubborn medieval disease
As black rhinos return to an area they were once wiped out, conservationist Ian Craig is optimistic about the future for Africa’s wildlife
How a horde from Mongolia finally conquered the world
Almost half of the species featured in BBC’s Planet Earth II are listed by the IUCN as being ‘near threatened’, ‘vulnerable’, ‘threatened’ or ‘critically endangered’ thanks to human activity. Laura Cole sits down with three members from the BBC’s Natural…
Fingal’s Cave in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides is so famous it’s almost mythical. We know it in our music and in our literature, but as Hazel Southam discovers, it’s quite a task to get out and see both it and all…
Jonathan and Angela Scott are synonymous with Africa’s big cats. Geographical’s photography expert, Keith Wilson, caught up with the couple…
Tim Laman’s stunning treetop orang-utan capture takes top prize as winners and finalists go on display at the Natural History Museum in London
Measures proposed at CITES to save African lions stop short of providing full protection
A proposal calling for the highest level of protection for African elephants has failed to pass
Parties at the CITES conference in Johannesburg voted for proposals to list devil rays, thresher sharks and silky sharks under Appendix II, offering them better protection from international trade following unsustainable fishing for their fins in recent years
Stunning images of our nation’s wildlife make up this year’s British Wildlife Photography Awards winners
Delegates at CITES yesterday voted to ban international commercial trade in all eight species of pangolin
The proposed reintroduction of species such as the wolf and lynx to the British countryside is a highly contentious issue. Accurately measuring the impact of rewilding on biodiversity may help to win over the sceptics

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