'As orangutans are hunted and pushed out of their habitats, losses to this slow-breeding species are enormous and will be extremely difficult to reverse,' says Erik Meijaard
Doreen Collyer was Scuba diving off the coast of Perth when she was attacked by a 16 ft great white shark
The 29-year-old died of his injuries after three days in hospital
The country's land mammals draw crowds to wildlife reserves and national parks, but there are fearsome predators lurking just outside Cape Town, as James Litston discovered on a waterborne safari in False Bay
A beach had to be evacuated after the shark was spotted
The strangest looking shark in the world has just been discovered
Research shows warmer waters and increased CO2 levels can make it more difficult for sharks to catch prey
Incredible footage shows a great white shark sink its teeth into a divers’ cage in Gasbaai.
Documentary explores which 'mystery monster' could have eaten a nine-foot-long shark off Australia's coast
My stomach has endured the full scope of awful foods this planet has to offer Trying adventurous food is a big part of travelling, but India, where I'm travelling through now, has more problems with [food] hygiene than anywhere else in the world. It's a cultural problem, as eating meat is a rarity in rural areas, so they treat it like a vegetable, keeping it in a cupboard. So when the occasional Westerner passes through, by the time it's pulled out, it's been in there for a few months. When travelling across poorer parts of India now, I try to survive off rice and dahl.
In a story similar to the plot of the film Castaway starring Tom Hanks, Jose Ivan was found on the atoll having floated 8,000 miles from Mexico
Victim had 'a couple of good holes on both sides of his leg'
When the buying of ivory and shark fins stops, the killing can too
New measures for west coast come after spate of recent killings – but are slammed by environmental campaigners
It’s not too late to do something, but it will be soon
If someone had beamed down from Mars – or from rugby’s amateur era, which feels even more remote – for the Aviva Premiership leaders Saracens’ 24-19 win over Sale Sharks on Saturday how would they have judged the spectacle? An arena of wonderfully nuanced and contrasting players such as Saracens’ gliding fly-half Charlie Hodgson and cerebral lock Steve Borthwick? Or a base battlefield of mega-muscled gladiators battering each other Rollerball-style with casualties shipped off to hospital on motorised carts for the benefit of the paying public, television viewer and now – as we are told enthusiastically by competing broadcasters – broadband consumers?