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.
Richard Gray, London Sir David Attenborough has chosen some lesser-known species for attention.
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.
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.
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...
The seemingly lazy ways of Australia's koalas need to be preserved under federal laws, the Australian Greens say.
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.
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.
The United States says Iceland is violating an international agreement through its whaling, opening the possibility of economic sanctions over the controversial hunt.
Philip Dorling Most Australians don't fear shark attacks, feel safe in the sea and don't support killing sharks to make beaches safer.
Inga Ting Thousands of people brandishing hand-painted posters, inflatable shark toys, shark hats and other shark-related paraphernalia braved the heat of Manly Beach on Saturday to protest at the West...
The Whisker Patrol is up and running and it needs your help. The plan is a simple one - to gather as many close up photographs of Australian sea lions as possible.
Kelsey Munro Some magical creatures live in Sydney Harbour.
Leesha McKenny Aerial shark patrols of the NSW coastline are ''inefficient and expensive'', a government report says.
A permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino has sold for $US350,000 ($A395,000) at a Dallas auction to raise money for conservation but criticised by wildlife advocates.
A US man who paid $US350,000 ($394,000) for the right to hunt an endangered African black rhino said he has had to hire full-time security due to death threats after his name was leaked onto the...
Birds of a feather may flock together, but why they fly together in V formations has never been known for certain.
Conrad Walters John Hare, 78, might seem old as a matchmaker, but his latest success has him positively beaming.