Covid-19: Funding crisis threatens zoos' vital conservation work

The body that represents British zoos says they are facing the biggest cash crisis in their history.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
today ~6 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity extinction animals wildlife-conservation zoos-and-zoology zoological-society-of-london

Extinction crisis: World leaders say it is time to act

As world leaders line up to address the UN biodiversity summit, experts say our future is at stake.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
yesterday ~5 min

Tags: environment nature extinction

Biodiversity: Why the nature crisis matters, in five graphics

Human destruction of nature has led to the extinction of many plants and animals.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
yesterday ~4 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity extinction wildlife marine-conservation

Two-fifths of plants at risk of extinction, says report

We are failing to harness the many benefits plants can provide, say scientists.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 29, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation extinction

Experts call for new era for wildlife in UK

Conservation experts urge the prime minister to take a lead on reversing the decline in nature.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 16, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity nature extinction wildlife wildlife-conservation

Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN

Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Sept. 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: conservation nature extinction

Wildlife in 'catastrophic decline' due to human destruction, scientists warn

Conservation group WWF says global wildlife populations have shrunk by two-thirds since 1970.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 10, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: environment conservation biodiversity extinction animals wildlife wildlife-conservation amphibians

Earth's 'lost species' only the tip of the iceberg

Hundreds of mammals will go extinct if we do not act now to address biodiversity loss, say scientists.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 4, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity extinction fossils animals

Extinction: Quarter of UK mammals 'under threat'

Review of UK mammals finds that a quarter of native species are at "imminent threat of extinction".

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
July 30, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment conservation extinction squirrels hedgehogs

Extinction: One third of all lemurs 'on the brink'

A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
July 9, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment conservation extinction wildlife iucn-red-list

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