Nature's emergency: Where we are in five graphics

Five graphics that show how nature is disappearing faster than at any other point in human history.

By Helen Briggs, Becky Dale and Nassos Stylianou • bbcnews
May 4, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change environment conservation nature

Biodiversity heroes: The teenagers saving Madagascar's wildlife

This quiet, teen revolution could pave the way to Madagascar's sustainable future.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
May 3, 2019 ~12 min

Tags: environment conservation nature wildlife madagascar

Rare kakapo parrots have best breeding season on record

Kakapos were one of New Zeland's most common birds, but they are now on the brink of extinction.

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

Tags: conservation new-zealand

Satellites used to protect endangered sharks

Earth observation satellites are proving to be valuable tools in protecting rare sharks, say scientists.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
April 8, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: conservation sharks space-exploration oceans

Should we kill cats and rats to stop extinctions?

Scientists call for a widespread cull of feral cats, rats, goats and pigs to save endangered species.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
March 28, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: conservation birds animals

Botswana elephant poaching 'no hoax'

A study confirms one of the last elephant sanctuaries in Africa has "a significant poaching problem".

By Alastair Leithead • bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: conservation animals wildlife poaching botswana elephants

Botswana mulls lifting elephant hunting ban

A government report recommends lifting a four-year ban on hunting elephants.

By Alastair Leithead • bbcnews
Feb. 22, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: conservation animals botswana elephants

How human food is changing wildlife

Wild animals are increasingly eating our food and scientists are discovering 'hidden effects'.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Feb. 21, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation biology nature wildlife

World's biggest bee found alive

A giant bee, thought lost to science decades ago, has been re-discovered on an Indonesian island.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Feb. 21, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: conservation insects bees nature indonesia

'Brexit gap' over wildlife protection is looming

Wales risks losing 80% of the laws that protect its environment with no plans in place, charities warn.

By Steffan Messenger • bbcnews
Feb. 20, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: conservation wildlife wildlife-conservation wales-brexit

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