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
Experts question Hackney Council's claim that the animals post a "severe health risk" to deer
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
Gone are the days when a “Save the Rhino” advert was enough. Only about 25,000 rhinos are left in the wild, and thanks to poaching the species is critically endangered. Now, in an effort to drive down demand, conservationists are working on campaigns to understand what makes rhino horn consumers tick.
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.