Nottingham Trent University study to assess impact of traffic on hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers are declining in part because so many are killed while crossing our roads.

BBC Science News
March 6, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins

Tags: wildlife wildlife-conservation hedgehogs motoring conservation nottingham road-safety

Conservation: Calls to protect species across borders

Measures to protect the jaguar and Asian elephant are being proposed at an international summit.

By Helen Briggs
Feb. 20, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins

Tags: animals elephants endangered-species wildlife-conservation conservation

One of Kenya's last big 'tusker' elephants dies aged 50

Tim the elephant had tusks so long, they reached the ground. He died of natural causes.

BBC Science News
Feb. 5, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins

Tags: elephants endangered-species kenya wildlife-conservation


Man arrested in Peru airport with 20 birds in suitcase

The Belgian traveller was trying to smuggle the protected species from Peru to Spain, officers say.

BBC Science News
Jan. 16, 2020 | bbcnews

~1 mins

Tags: peru wildlife wildlife-conservation birds

Tortoise with species-saving sex drive returns to Galápagos

The 100-year-old tortoise of legendary libido is credited with saving his species from extinction.

BBC Science News
Jan. 11, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins

Tags: ecuador wildlife-conservation conservation tortoises

The place where dead eagles are given a new life

Colorado's National Eagle Repository is the only one of its kind in the world.

By Dhruti Shah
Dec. 12, 2019 | bbcnews

~9 mins

Tags: wildlife nature eagles birds-of-prey wildlife-conservation birds colorado native-americans

US national parks face 'crisis' over invasive animal species

More than half of US national parks are threatened by invasive animals, like pythons and feral pigs.

By Kelsey Vlamis
Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews

~6 mins

Tags: environment united-states wildlife-conservation conservation

New hope for one of world's most endangered reptiles

The discovery of baby crocodiles in a river in Nepal is raising hopes for the future of the gharial.

By Helen Briggs
Nov. 19, 2019 | bbcnews

~3 mins

Tags: wildlife-conservation conservation crocodiles

Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.

BBC Science News
Oct. 25, 2019 | bbcnews

~2 mins

Tags: nature russia iran kazakhstan wildlife-conservation

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