Andrew Darby Psst. Want ivory? Or maybe a lilac-headed amazon parrot? The online trade in endangered species is growing in Australia despite the efforts of shopping websites and law enforcement.
Richard Gray, London Sir David Attenborough has chosen some lesser-known species for attention.
Steve Jacobs The leopard ray can't change its spots although the leopard shark changes its stripes into spots. Both have recently changed homes, though.
Rania Spooner and Courtney Trenwith An emergency plan has been activated to respond to a sunken ship that is spilling oil and phosphate off the coast of Christmas Island, creating a potential environmental disaster.
Melissa Lahoud GREEN turtles and dugongs have been on the global ''red list'' of threatened species for many years, but the situation is looking up for Australian populations as a community-based protection...
Malaysian wildlife authorities say the capture of a young female Borneo Sumatran rhino has given them a last chance to save the species from extinction.
A fifth of all vertebrates face extinction unless action is taken, writes Jonathan Watts.
The seemingly lazy ways of Australia's koalas need to be preserved under federal laws, the Australian Greens say.
Yolanda Redrup A skeleton of the world's second largest animal, the fin whale, will be housed at Museum Victoria after the 25 tonne creature washed up on an isolated Victorian beach last week.
Nicky Phillips Whales, it seems, just do not want to listen. Even when it is for their own good.
Tom Arup A draft deal to hand over national environmental approval powers for new mines, ports and other major projects to the states has been signed between the federal and Victorian governments.
Peter Hannam Coalition divisions over native vegetation clearing laws are likely to be tested on Monday with the Baird cabinet expected to discuss a bill by the Shooters and Fishers party that green groups say...
Lindsay Murdoch Baby elephants are being illegally captured in horrific conditions to supply Thailand’s lucrative tourism industry, prompting calls for Thai authorities to tighten animal trafficking laws.
Tom Arup and Nicky Phillips A lethal bait called "curiosity" designed to kill feral cats will be the initial focus of a new national commissioner to save threatened species.
Julieanne Strachan Government pledge to hold fertility control trial alongside conservation cull appears to be in tatters.
Peter Hannam Animals are going extinct and millions of dollars in Australian endangered species funding are being squandered because of poor planning and monitoring, leading environmental scientists say.
Darren Gray Hunters will be authorised to shoot and kill up to 220 deer at three parks near Melbourne under a culling program to be managed by Parks Victoria.
Tom Arup Cattle grazing will return to Victoria's Alpine National Park after federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approved a state government trial to have 60 to 300 cows in the park.
Zoo in Indonesia's second-largest city has become a lightning rod for zoo critics around the world, as an acrimonious debate unfolds over who is responsible for the animal deaths.
Anne Davies A pair of rhino horns mounted on a wooden plinth has sold for $92,500 in Sydney surprising the staff at auction house Lawsons.