Officials have set out what is being called an "ambitious" plan aimed at protecting Australia's unique plants and animals. The government wants to set aside 30% of land for conservation as part of the effort.
11 Jul 2021
Finland’s lake Saimaa is home to one of the world's rarest and most endangered seal species, the Saimaa ringed seal. Only a few hundred remain - numbers campaigners say are nowhere near high enough to ensure the population’s survival in future. Climate change has made it harder for the seal to build nests on the ice in winter, but the main threat has been the use of fishing nets in the tourism hotspot.
12 Jun 2021
A gigantic dinosaur discovered in Australia's outback has been identified as a new species and recognised as one of the largest to ever roam the Earth, according to palaeontologists.
9 May 2019
A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature.