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At this rate, koalas could be extinct by 2040.
Researchers in Scotland believe they've found one of the most contaminated killer whales on the planet. They fear members of the orca's pod may also have sky-high levels of chemicals in their bodies t...
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David Attenborough is not our moral compass.
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'We need to come back to the potential of cheetahs to coexist with people.'
University of Queensland
'Giraffes are the new whistleblower begging us for vigilance.'
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Over the past decade, we've wiped out mammals, birds, amphibians and more. And it's all to our own detriment.
Bushmeat hunting threatens hundreds of mammal species with extinction and millions of people with food insecurity.
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The climate change-threatened mammal has been denied protections under the Endangered Species Act. Again.
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"At some point the earth is going to say 'enough.'"
Atlanta Botanical Garden
According to conservationists, the situation for the critically endangered animal has “gone from bad to worse” over the years.
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Toughie was believed to be the world's last Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog.
Fewer than 60 vaquita are left, but with swift action there's hope for their recovery.
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What would you do if you had a time machine? Meet your distant ancestors? Kill baby Hitler? See some of magnificent animals that are now extinct? Unknown Tourism, a series of vintage-style images by t...
‘We could lose the last jewels in nature’s crown.’
"We must not go quietly into this impoverished future."
Both species of orangutan are critically endangered.
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Hearing Zachary Mutai speak about the three critically endangered rhinos in his care is like listening to a doting dad extoll the virtues of a beloved child. "I know when they are happy, when they are...
It might be time to say goodbye to the Holocene epoch.
The demand for illegal fish bladders is driving the vaquita's demise.
Australia’s biodiversity is core to our national identity. We are taught about our amazing wildlife and landscapes from a young age. Ours is a rich natural heritage that is literally vanishing before our eyes.
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Fewer than 3,800 Grauer’s gorillas remain in the wild. That’s a 77 percent decline in population numbers of the largest gorilla subspecies group in 20 years, according to a new report released this we...
It was only 150 years ago that more than 1 million black and white rhinos roamed the savannas of Africa. Since then, poaching has decimated populations across the continent. By 1990, there were just 6...