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.
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.
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.
Kirsty Needham A koala expert has quit after a NSW government backflip resulted in ecologists being phoned as they were surveying for koalas in the bush near Wardell on the north coast and told to stop.
Tom Arup The state's pre-eminent scientific organisation, the Royal Society of Victoria, has thrown its support behind the push for a new national park on Melbourne's doorstep to protect Leadbeater's possums...
The United States says Iceland is violating an international agreement through its whaling, opening the possibility of economic sanctions over the controversial hunt.
Conrad Walters John Hare, 78, might seem old as a matchmaker, but his latest success has him positively beaming.
Nicole Hasham and Peter Hannam The NSW government is playing God: using an economic rationalist algorithm to decide which threatened animals it will save and which species it will not invest in protecting.
Peter Hannam, Nicole Hasham In a world dominated by big data and Google algorithms, we perhaps shouldn't be surprised the fate of a species facing extinction can hinge on a mathematical equation.
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.