Conservationists warned the rare Chinese white dolphins, also known as pink dolphins for their unique colour, face extinction unless urgent action against pollution and other threats is taken.
Maris Beck HORNS of the endangered black rhino are for sale at Australian auction houses - and European police have named Australia as a key destination on the international black market.
Michael Bachelard SOME of the richest and most biodiverse forests in Indonesia will soon be opened up for commercial exploitation under a plan drafted by the new government of Aceh.
Tom Arup and Bridie Smith A team of scientists and conservationists is pushing to escalate Victoria's faunal emblem, Leadbeater's possum, up the national threatened species list to critically endangered - one step below...
Andrew Darby A ONCE-PRIZED table fish is being considered for the threatened species list, in a further challenge to fisheries managers.
Richard Gray, London Freshwater fish are the most endangered group of animals on the planet, with more than a third facing extinction, according to a report British scientists are preparing.
Overfishing and pollution putting fish, sharks and whales in extreme danger - with extinction 'inevitable', study finds.
Rosslyn Beeby Australia will witness the ''managed extinction'' of one of its rarest mammals, Leadbeater's possum, unless the federal government intervenes to save its old growth mountain ash habitat, a leading...
More than a fifth of the world's plant species faces the threat of extinction, according to research released on Wednesday.
Tom Arup Environment Correspondent A LAST-DITCH effort to save the Christmas Island pipistrelle bat has failed, leaving the animal facing almost certain extinction.
PARIS: A third of the world's open-water sharks - including the great white and hammerhead - face extinction, according to a conservation survey released yesterday.
Tom Arup Victoria's state-owned timber company will reduce logging by 25 per cent in the bushfire-ravaged mountain ash forests of the central highlands -- but will wait until mid-2017 to make the shift.
A controversial plan to allow Queensland farmers to clear their own land as they see fit is a rubber stamp from reality.
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.
Ben Cubby Taronga researchers hope breakthrough will aid conservation efforts.
Bridie Smith RHINOS could become extinct in the wild within two decades, according to researchers who point to the illegal trade of the animal's horn as the main threat.
A new United Nations plan to involve all nations in marshalling science to fix environmental problems ranging from toxic chemicals to climate change will be put to the test from Monday at talks in...
Ron Cerabona Dr Mike Smith's colleagues wanted to mark his career with a festschrift - a collection of essays by academics published in his honour.
Julie Power THEY may be the only couple of unrelated Fijian banded iguanas in captivity in Australia, but the threat of extinction is not enough to turn the bobbing into babies.
Adam Morton, Ben Cubby, Tom Arup and Nicky Phillips The average global temperature, for night and day, is now 19 degrees. If that doesn't sound much, consider it this way: an average day on Earth is 35 per cent hotter than it was during the 20th...