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

National Wildlife Property Repository: The people who take care of dead animals

There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado

By Dhruti Shah | Oct. 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: wildlife art wildlife-conservation fashion taxidermy wildlife-trade

Kenya northern white rhinos: Vets harvest eggs from last two females

It is hoped the unprecedented procedure will prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino.

BBC Science News | Aug. 23, 2019
~2 mins |

Tags:  kenya  wildlife-conservation

WWF accused of funding guards who torture and kill in poaching war

The global conservation charity says it is commissioning an independent review into the claims.

BBC Science News | March 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife wildlife-conservation

'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 | Feb. 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: wildlife wildlife-conservation wales-brexit conservation

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