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Two whale populations on either side of the African continent have been found to share passages of song
An innovative project to utilise Laos’ elephant experts in service of protecting the country’s natural treasures is waiting on just one thing – government approval
Javan rhinos survived the recent Krakatoa tsunami, but the species might not be so lucky next time
A tightening of restrictions on the insecticides known as neonicotinoids has brought hope that the decline in honey bees and wild pollinators can be reversed. Yet concerns are growing as to how new technology could radically change the landscape. Are we…
Bonnethead sharks, the second smallest member of the hammerhead family, have been shown to not only eat, but digest seagrass, making them the first omnivorous shark known to scientists
The recent discovery of more than 200 million termite mounds in northeastern Brazil, the extent of which had never been understood before, throws up more questions than it answers
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

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