Farms, roads and towns are fast slicing up the world's wilderness, leaving 70 per cent of the world's remaining forested land less than one km (half a mile) from a forest edge, a US-led study showed.
Jamie McKinnell By Jamie McKinnell
Steve Jacobs Looking almost human, Julio holds on to his mum, Lena, for dear life as she leaps from branch to branch.
Darren Gray Victoria's forests have an unlikely fire warden: the superb lyrebird.
Darren Gray Commercial fishermen want the Victorian government to review a plan to ban commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay.
Gayathri Vaidyanathan What was threatened now is not.... humans are altering the balance of nature as they protect and spare threatened species. Gayathri Vaidyanathan reports.
Kate Smith A rare and very unusual shark has been caught by fishermen trawling off Green Cape on the NSW south coast last Thursday.
A commercial fishing company has been fined for fishing in the internationally-recognised Ningaloo Commonwealth Marine Reserve.
Eleanor Nurse About this time every year, the Australian kangaroo meat industry goes into overdrive trying to sell the idea that its product is the "true-blue" meat for Australia Day.
Lucy Cormack It has up to 47 rows of teeth, grows to lengths of two metres and is mostly found in ocean depths below 400 metres - or in a Taiwanese fish market.
Dan Proudman It's big, but is it the biggest?
Bridie Smith Victoria's frogs are facing a conservation crisis according to biologists, who warn that some of the state's amphibians have "passed a tipping point", while others have become extinct.
Peter Hannam The NSW Environment Protection Authority is investigating the detection of a chemical used in fracking in water samples near AGL’s pilot coal seam gas field near Gloucester.
Peter Hannam Australia's migratory shorebirds are being threatened by the rapid decline of key feeding grounds in north-east Asia, according to Australian researchers.
Rose Powell A young family has captured rare and graphic footage of a shark chomping away at a decaying whale body just metres off a popular holiday beach in south NSW.
Andrew Darby Abandoned gillnets up to 25 kilometres long, banned in the Antarctic, have been seized as a notorious pirate fishing boat tries to shake a marathon pursuit with Australian Sea Shepherd boats.
Chloe Booker Rare calf getting round-the-clock care at Melbourne's Werribee Zoo.
Peter Hannam The government is to conduct a year-long study of 11 aquatic sites in the Sydney region as the first step to increasing protection of threatened marine ecosystems.
Simon Walker, Dan Proudman A fisherman was flicking out a lure on Lake Macquarie, near Newcastle. when a 2.5 metre-long predator with a fearsome reputation came by for a look.
Andrew Darby Despite attempts to crack down on illegal Antarctic fishing, a report has found that there is still rorting and a refusal to tighten rules in the chase for high-priced fish.
Peter Hannam The Baird government has tightened vegetation clearing rules in fire-prone areas less than four months after their introduction after being flooded with calls about unnecessary culling of trees in Sydney’s suburbs.