Environment minister Rory Stewart has committed the Government to £1.2m in funding for the unit
Their call has been described as the essence of the wilderness, but it may soon fall silent
The six-episode series will air in the UK later this year
A century ago they numbered eight million, and until quite recently they were still a common sight on Britain’s waterways
The National Wildlife Crime Unit’s government funding runs out in March
Half of the enormous conservation area will be completely protected from fishing
The droppings mix with rotting leaves and have already caused motorobike and car accidents.
Proponents of the cull have argued that the wolves have threatened game animals and hunting dogs in rural areas
The Dartmoor Hill Pony Association said 400 foals a year were being shot by farmers
The Australian environment minister said: 'We do not accept in any way, shape or form the concept of killing whales for so-called 'scientific research.''
Habitat destruction means there is a 'high probability' that global polar bear populations will drop by around 8,000 in the next few decades
The number of wild boar in Italy has almost doubled over the past decade until about a million animals roam the country, killing livestock and destroying crops
As the Florida suburbs sprawl ever further into their traditional habitats, bears and other large predators have come into more frequent contact with humans
Too many plants, which are rare in the UK, are also old and not producing seeds
Three Northern white rhinos live in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, while one resides in San Diego Zoo Safari Park
It used to be thought that goldcrests hitched a ride on woodcock – now we know they do it by themselves