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Ecoacoustics – a way to listen in closely to the ecosystem – is being trialled in ponds and streams as a way to detect invasive species
In Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, rural abandonment has taken root, and a hotbed of organic fuel for wildfires has emerged on ungrazed lands. An alternative model for land-use is emerging – one that looks to harness the region’s natural heritage,…
Ash dieback is set to transform the British landscape. Robert Darch, armed with his camera and his curiosity, is determined to document it
Classifying a group of organisms as a separate species has implications for conservation. But the science behind it is far from settled
Government proposals to change conservation legislation could see vulnerable mammals go unprotected
New research confirms that sharks navigate using the Earth's magnetic field, undergoing long-distance migrations with high precision
A new analysis tots up the cost of invasive species worldwide
A victory for conservation, South Africa has announced plans to reconsider its captive breeding and canned hunting practices of lions
Not your usual tune: translating spider's silk into sound could open up a whole world of web research
Although the fight is far from over, rhino poaching is in decline. Tough enforcement is part of the solution, but the power of grassroots conservation mustn’t be overlooked
Coloradans have voted to reintroduce grey wolves to the state
Zoos do a lot more than welcome excited visitors; closures due to the pandemic are affecting conservation work worldwide
WildEast, a grassroots community initiative, is encouraging volunteers to commit 20 per cent of any land they own to nature recovery
With growing global awareness of the risks of hunting and consuming bushmeat, a group of researchers decided to speak to those who do it 
The Thames Estuary has long been home to heavy industry, rubbish dumps and drained marshes, but restoration projects are inviting wildlife back in 
Whydahs and indigobirds, collectively known as the vidua finches, show an amazing ability to mimic the chicks of other birds in a parasitic display of Darwinian evolution
Rewilding projects across Europe are working to expand populations of carnivores and restore ‘self-regulating’ nature on the continent. In the face of the double-trouble of limited space and a lot of people, proponents are coming up with new ways to…
Scientists are racing to prevent a deadly disease that kills salamanders from reaching the crucial populations of the USA 

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