Scientists have plucked some unknown species from depths of the abyss off Australia's east coast.
Keeping the Sydney Opera House healthy and clean is an act of love by Steve Tsoukalas for the "other woman" in his life.
Nationalists in the Trump administration are right. The decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord was correct.
Platypus numbers across southern Australia are dropping due to loss of habitat, traps and pollution.
Sydney's Taronga Zoo is celebrating the birth of a male Asian elephant.
Every 15 minutes, an elephant is killed by poachers in Africa. Despite this, there is new cause for optimism.
Street smarts are the key to boosting the wild population of Tasmanian devils, scientists say.
Scientists exploring the abyss off Australia's east coast expect to see many new creatures.
The theme park made the announcement through Facebook saying the cub had died on Saturday, while the other one was doing well and bonding with its mother.
A Gold Coast theme park is celebrating after the birth of two polar bear cubs.
A six-month trial of surf nets on the state's north coast is coming to an end – with mixed results.
Naked mole rats are marvellous and bizarre mammals; they don't get tumours, they live like social insects and are "cold-blooded" like frogs. And that's just for starters.
Attendance at SeaWorld Entertainment's theme parks has been falling amid negative publicity and criticism from animal rights activists upset by the treatment of captive marine mammals.
At long last, April the giraffe gave birth on Saturday to a long-overdue calf as more than a million people around the world watched live.
By snapping its enlarged claw shut at rapid speed, the shrimp creates a high-pressure bubble that collapses to produce one of the loudest sounds in the ocean.
A study has shown that three-quarters of antiques dealers admit being aware of illegal trading, knowing colleagues or auctioneers who sell modern ivory by passing it off under the guise of still-legal pre-1947 artefacts.
She now tops 45 kilograms, meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.
March has not just been great weather for ducks - but also for mushroom pickers.
A 25-year-old Thai sea turtle died from blood poisoning on Tuesday, never recovering from an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach, thrown into her pool for good luck, veterinarians said.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the arrival of an endangered pygmy hippo calf, the first born at the zoo in nearly seven years.
Thai customs have confiscated 21 rhino horns with an estimated value of nearly $US5 million ($6.6 million) in the biggest such seizure in Thailand for years, officials said on Tuesday.
Tasmanian devils with tumours the size of golf balls have had their cancerous growths disappear, after scientists successfully trialled a new way to kick-start the animals' immune system.
Cheetahs are on the precipice of extinction, yet small homeless mutts - found on the street - may be one of the keys to their survival.
"It is altering the structure and function of natural ecosystems, and affecting heritage, economic activity and human wellbeing."
Wildlife prices are tumbling in South Africa as game breeders are squeezed by restrictions imposed on trophy hunting after Cecil the lion was killed, and the worst drought on record has forced farmers to sell animals.
There's an old saying that elephants never forget. You also can say they almost never sleep.
Violence in El Salvador has reached crisis levels in recent years.
Restricting the amount of greenery growing beside the state's waterways will have a detrimental effect on the environment while failing to meet its goal of reducing bushfire threats, top waterway ecosystem scientists have warned.
Scientists are criticising the Australian government for its plan to unleash herpes on carp.
Six ocean hot spots that teem with the biggest mix of species are also getting hit hardest by global warming and industrial fishing, a study has found.