wildlife

Climate change in deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century, report says

Climate change in deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century, report says

Uneven heating could have major impact on marine wildlife, as species that rely on each other for survival are forced to moveRates of climate change in the world’s ocean depths could be seven times
How does a Walnut Creek mockingbird sing while in flight?

How does a Walnut Creek mockingbird sing while in flight?

The secret to a bird's ability to sing while in flight is tied to a special organ it uses to produce its songs and calls.
Coastal Village In Phillippines Works Hard To Protect Sea Turtle Nest Site

Coastal Village In Phillippines Works Hard To Protect Sea Turtle Nest Site

Villagers in the coastal village of Candiis in the Philippines, are taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting sites have recorded their most successful season in awhile! With nearly 300
Endangered shorebirds unsustainably hunted during migrations, records show

Endangered shorebirds unsustainably hunted during migrations, records show

More than 30 species, including nine that are threatened, are being hunted unsustainably, report findsMore than 30 shorebird species that fly across oceans each year to visit Australia – including
Rare white grizzly bear sighted in Canadian Rockies

Rare white grizzly bear sighted in Canadian Rockies

Family on remote highway stumble upon predator, whose highly unusual colouring is caused by a recessive geneCara Clarkson and her family were driving down a remote highway in Canada’s Rocky Mountains,
Cute bear cubs play-fight at South Dakota wildlife park

Cute bear cubs play-fight at South Dakota wildlife park

These two little bear cubs are play-fighting, but they look beary serious. Scary up close bear fighting!! pic.twitter.com/hKRka6A6Gd — Josh (@Pasta_Josh) May 21, 2020 Read the rest
Snowy Hydro 2.0 approved by NSW government as part of Covid-19 economic stimulus

Snowy Hydro 2.0 approved by NSW government as part of Covid-19 economic stimulus

Deputy premier says project will bring jobs to Snowy Mountains region, but conservationists have labelled it ‘environmental vandalism’The Snowy Hydro 2.0 project is a step closer to going ahead after
Euthanizing beavers living in East Bay creek causes concern

Euthanizing beavers living in East Bay creek causes concern

Contra Costa County agrees to work with others to find new ways to mitigate troubles caused by the animals.
Wuhan Officially Bans Eating Wild Animals

Wuhan Officially Bans Eating Wild Animals

This. Is. Amazing. This is exactly what needed to happen and has officially happened! And Wuhan took it even a step further, the Chinese city is to become a 'wildlife sanctuary' where virtually all
Penguin poop produces intense levels of laughing gas

Penguin poop produces intense levels of laughing gas

There was enough emitted nitrous, in fact, that one researcher went "completely cuckoo."
Pacific fisher denied protection on California’s North Coast

Pacific fisher denied protection on California’s North Coast

A population of fishers in California's southern Sierra Nevada had earlier won protection.
Hollister-area ranch couple are being visited by tailless coyotes

Hollister-area ranch couple are being visited by tailless coyotes

Are the coyotes with two-thirds of tails bobbed off a different breed, the object of breeding with dogs, or did they meet with an accident?
Watch: 1,000 dolphins stampede off Southern California beach

Watch: 1,000 dolphins stampede off Southern California beach

There were more than 1,000 dolphins, some jumping and all tightly racing alongside one another just three miles off Laguna Beach’s shore.
EU pledges to spend €20bn a year on boosting biodiversity

EU pledges to spend €20bn a year on boosting biodiversity

New strategy to protect nature includes far-reaching habitat protections, and restrictions on pesticide use – but campaigners warn enforcement is keyThe European Commission has committed to protecting
Soundscape: relax to the sounds of British wildlife

Soundscape: relax to the sounds of British wildlife

Our interactive takes you on an audiovisual journey through a lush forest across the course of a dayAs the coronavirus crisis and lockdown still thwart most of our social plans, many of us are looking
A deadly virus is spreading across the United States… in rabbits

A deadly virus is spreading across the United States… in rabbits

A deadly virus has been found in rabbits in several US states, and it could pose a risk to populations of various species across the country. The disease causes internal bleeding, leading to death,
What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird

What to Do If You Find a Baby Bird

Every spring, the trees and bushes fill with nests, and those nests fill up with baby birds. If you find a baby bird, and it’s not in a nest, it doesn’t necessarily need your help. Here’s what you
'Yeah, I’m in trouble': man who rescued whale calf caught in Queensland nets faces $27,000 fine

'Yeah, I’m in trouble': man who rescued whale calf caught in Queensland nets faces $27,000 fine

Rescuer hailed a hero on social media but risks penalty for interfering with shark controlsA man who rescued a whale calf trapped in nets off the Gold Coast from a small boat may face a fine of almost
Tasmanian tiger: newly released footage captures last-known vision of thylacine – video

Tasmanian tiger: newly released footage captures last-known vision of thylacine – video

Newly released footage captures the last known moving images of the evasive thylacine (Tasmanian tiger). Shot in 1935, the footage has been released to the public after it was digitally restored by
It’s a boy! Endangered pygmy hippo born at San Diego Zoo

It’s a boy! Endangered pygmy hippo born at San Diego Zoo

"Mom and calf are doing very well," the zoo said in a statement. "The calf is nursing and getting lots of attention from the first-time mother."