John Thistleton Of all the things that could have wiped out giant animals in Australia's south-east, climate change wasn't one of them.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Michael Green Starfish, cyclones, chemicals. If things continue the way they are, the Great Barrier Reef won't be great for much longer.
By the time climate change reduces crop yields or frequently floods New York City subways, it will be too late to avert damage without better forecasting tools, a panel of scientists say.
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.
Esther Han That familiar dolphin sticker slapped on tuna cans for two decades worked. The global dolphin-friendly campaign has seen the death rates of dolphins captured in fishing gear plunge by 99 per cent,...
Bridie Smith A deadly fungus decimating the world's frog populations may yet have a weakness scientists can exploit to reduce its lethal impact in Australia.
Andrew Darby, Maria Island, Tasmania Gingerly taking one careful step onto the forest floor, the first mainland-bred devil was returned to the wild in Tasmania on Wednesday as in an ambitious bid to save the marsupial from extinction.
Kerry Sheridan Protecting endangered species requires patience, lots of money and some tough decisions
Gerard Wynn The world's oceans will become dangerously acidic for corals and shellfish this century if carbon dioxide (CO2) levels continue to rise at current rates, adding to the urgency to reduce manmade CO2...