Southwest Atlantic humpback whales on recovery path

The population first ravaged by commercial whalers in the 1900s is almost back to where it was.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Oct. 15, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: conservation atlantic-ocean

Collecting polar bear footprints to map family trees

Scientists use new 'environmental DNA' technique to identify each polar bear and their relationship.

By Anne-Marie Bullock • bbcnews
Oct. 1, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: dna environment conservation

Bird populations 'in global crisis'

Bird populations in the US and Asia are "in crisis", according to two major studies.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Sept. 19, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation birds indonesia united-states

World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum

DNA from historical museum specimens may help save the giant salamander from extinction in the wild.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: genetics conservation fossils animals endangered-species amphibians zoological-society-of-london

Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 27, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: conservation elephants

Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 25, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation nature rwanda wildlife rhinos

Saving sharks: One woman's mission to protect the hammerhead

Marine biologist Ilena Zanella vowed to save the shark after diving with them off Costa Rica.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 16, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: conservation sharks endangered-species

Aarey forest: The fight to save Mumbai's last 'green lung'

A forest that lies at the heart of India's bustling city is under threat, locals say.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation trees mumbai india

Blue belt zones to protect minke whales

Special protections are planned for minke whales and basking sharks in their feeding grounds around Scotland.

By Kevin Keane • bbcnews
June 6, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: conservation sharks whales scottish-government

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: environment conservation spain animals france bears slovenia

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