World-renowned Kenyan conservationist and fossil hunter Richard Leakey, whose groundbreaking discoveries helped prove that humankind evolved in Africa, died on Sunday at the age of 77, the country’s president said.
In Papua New Guinea’s isolated Star Mountains, Indigenous people say the tree kangaroo is king and the bird of paradise is queen. But both have a price on their heads.
A two-tonne rubber whale can take on a life of its own in the frigid shallows of a windswept New Zealand beach, particularly when a bedraggled group of would-be rescuers is trying to wrestle it into a harness
On the cusp of sexual maturity, a young lioness is about to be sterilised. It’s to prevent mating with her father and uncles, the only three wild males on this small South African reserve.
The world’s wild tiger population rose to 3 890 in 2016, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Global Tiger Forum
Wildlife activists express concerns over Shell’s oil and gas exploration off South Africa’s Wild Coast which poses danger for marine life
The bird flu outbreak comes as cormorants are already under pressure from declining fish stocks, especially those of sardines
The Rhino Peak Challenge has raised over R2.5 million for grassroots conservation organisations over the past couple of years.
Liberia, with swathes of virgin rainforest, is home to between 350 and 400 forest elephants ELRECO said earlier this year
Researchers take a look at ecological effects of reintroducing ‘megaherbivores’ into ecosystems across the European continent.
A baby elephant, still suckling from its dead mother, was shot by a KNP ranger, despite an offer of sanctuary because of its policy.
Dingo Dinkelman and his team will build a unique wildlife haven in order to care for some of the globe’s most endangered animals.
A dozen of the world’s smallest pigs have been released into the wild in northeastern India as part of a conservation programme to boost the population of a species once thought to have become extinct.
The absence of UK tourists is impacting the tourism sector hampering conservation efforts throughout Southern Africa.
The large male lion named Kwandwe was captured and darted on Thursday by Dinokeng Game Reserve’s vets and returned safely to the reserve.
Cape Town-based NPO Greenpop has partnered with the United Nations Decade to restore ecosystems over the next decade.
A partnership between South Africa and France will see R20 million granted to biodiversity conservation in Table Mountain National Park.
Humanity needs to discover a ‘new mindset for our survival’ as the world exits the pandemic only to face the looming dual crises of climate change and nature loss, renowned conservationist Jane Goodall said last Thursday.
Ranking as one of the world’s highest-paid actors, Leonardo Di Caprio has turned his attention to saving the planet.
A cheetah that escaped from the Rietvlei Nature reserve on 4 May is back safely on the reserve. She was spotted back on Sunday.
Royal controversies: Prince Philip shot a tiger in India the same year he became president of the World Wildlife Fund UK.
Humans, dogs and seabirds are a recipe for disaster unless creating harmony becomes a matter of careful management and planning.