Andrew Darby A ONCE-PRIZED table fish is being considered for the threatened species list, in a further challenge to fisheries managers.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justin Gillis Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of 'severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts' over the coming...
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.
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...
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.
Stephanie Wood The Top End's crocodile population has bounced back since the animals were protected, and stakeholders agree that resolving the sometimes deadly conflict between crocs and humans is a priority.
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.
Tim Barlass One of the most eminent conservationists in the world has condemned Australia for its lack of response to climate change and said the country ''needs a wake-up call''.
Deborah Snow, Peter Hannam The Earth is warming so rapidly that unless humans can arrest the trend, we risk becoming ''extinct'' as a species, a leading Australian health academic has warned.
Tom Arup Climate change is already being felt in all corners of the globe and some parts of the natural world may already be irreversibly changed, a major assessment by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on...
Sometimes bad things come in small packages.
Peter Hannam Climate change sceptics are never happy with Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports. They have a special cause to dislike the latest one.