Conservation

Snow leopards found in den

Mother snow leopards and their cubs have been filmed in their den in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains for the first time.

Saving the microbats

 Urbanisation could contribute to the demise of microbats, one of nature’s forgotten superheros.

Parkour athletes reveal orangutan’s climbing tricks

Parkour techniques help us better understand the swaying strategies of certain primates.

El Niño to blame for ancient reef collapse

Ancient reef foretells the possible fate of modern coral reef ecosystems.

100 years of solitude

Lonesome George, the last remaining Pinta Island Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni) — who was around 100 years of age — passed away on Sunday in his enclosure in the Galapagos Islands. The giant…

New weapon against cane toads

A dose of their own poison could control these pests.

I can see it, I can feel it but I just can’t reach it!

You can roar all you like big cat, but I ain’t moving!

The Top End in storm season

In the Top End, you’re never really alone. The red dust and open roads speak of a uniquely Australian brand of isolation; but it only takes a moment’s pause to hear the roar…

Elephants still in danger

Elephants remember the exact location of their water supplies.

Endangered seagrasses can store carbon

Scientists estimate that seagrass meadows can store as much carbon as a forest.

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