Antarctic seal photo wins top prize

A drone photo of crabeater seals resting on an ice float is overall winner in a nature photography competition.

BBC Science News
March 24, 2020 | bbcnews

~7 mins   

Tags: nature photography wildlife-photography

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

Illicit wildlife products 'slipping through the net'

A study has called into question the measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.

By Helen Briggs
March 4, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: wildlife endangered-species hong-kong wildlife-trade

Red squirrels sniff out danger better than greys

A native predator of the red squirrel seems to be an unlikely ally in its battle with its grey rival.

BBC Science News
Feb. 26, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment conservation

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

Wildlife photos: Squabbling mice top 'people's poll' award

An image of two mice fighting on the underground over a crumb of food tops a popular wildlife photo poll.

By Jonathan Amos
Feb. 12, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: wildlife-photographer-of-the-year

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

Koalas found dead on Australia logging plantation

Australian animal protection groups are attempting to rescue about 120 animals from the site.

BBC Science News
Feb. 2, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: wildlife koalas australia conservation

Essex beaver flood defences 'stood up well' in winter rain

The two dam-builders are the first beavers to live in the wild in Essex for 400 years.

BBC Science News
Jan. 30, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife floods finchingfield

Wisbech bees killed by 'morons' in hive attack

Conservationists believe as many as 10,000 endangered black bees died.

BBC Science News
Jan. 30, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife nature bees wisbech

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