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.
The seemingly lazy ways of Australia's koalas need to be preserved under federal laws, the Australian Greens say.
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.
Brisbane In the race for survival, charisma is everything.
Meat from endangered whales caught by Icelandic hunters is being sold in Japan as luxury dog treats, environmental campaigners said Tuesday.
National parks' officials want professional hunters to be able to cull feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.
Jackie Dent The water polo team has left for the night and the lights at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre have been turned off.
Tom Arup Environmentalists have launched Supreme Court action suing the state government over a failure to draw up plans for the survival of threatened species.
Anthony Ham The battle to save the African rhinoceros has all the ingredients for a Hollywood thriller. There are armed baddies with good guys in hot pursuit. There is a hint of glamour.
Semeru, the first male zoo-born orangutan in the world to be released back into the wild, has died from a deadly snake bite.
An elephant in the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus was injured in a drive-by shooting in Mississippi on Tuesday and police were searching for suspects in the attack, law enforcement...
Michael Worrall Coming face-to-face with a Tamarin is not an experience anyone will quickly forget.
Nicky Phillips Endangered species experts plan to save the mountain pygmy possum from becoming the continent's first climate-change victim.
Nicky Phillips In what may be considered an early Easter miracle, an extinct species of native frog has begun its rise from the dead.
Conservationists have urged Google to remove thousands of ads promoting products made from endangered whales and elephants.
A Thai policeman has been arrested after he was caught trying to smuggle 20 elephant tusks, officials say.