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
A new BBC series explores the relationship between predator and prey. In his foreword to the accompanying book, the legendary broadcaster reveals the thrills of documenting the hunt
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
When it comes to decluttering, sometimes you just have to get on with it, says Emma Townshend
Scientists find that the huge forested area is teeming with large animals such as red deer, wild boar and wolves
The wild animal spent six hours trying to get the water pot off before being rescued by Indian forest officials
- Pine martens from the thriving Scottish population have been translocated to mid-Wales
- It is Britain’s first ever carnivore recovery scheme on a nationwide scale
Naruto, the six-year-old crested macaque, took the selfie in the Tangkoko Reserve in Indonesia while photographer David Slater wasn't looking
The journey home – 'home' still being the word I instinctively use for the house I grew up in, atop of wild Welsh hillside, even if today it's where I go to escape everyday life – begins with bustle. The battle on the Tube with a case, the dash around Euston juggling handbag-paper-coffee-lunch. It's wise to stock up: the journey to Pen-y-Bont takes over four hours, via Crewe and Shrewsbury. It's very much not the route a crow would fly...
Repairing or improving flood defences is so expensive that areas of countryside which are still under water could be deserted, says Environment Agency
In a major step in the battle against the ivory trade, Hong Kong announced today that it will destroy 28 tonnes of its stockpiled ivory.
Hong Kong will destroy its 28 tonnes of its stockpiled ivory, the Endangered Species Advisory Committee (ESAC) announced yesterday. This decision comes after Guangzhou in China destroyed six tonnes of ivory earlier this year.