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
yesterday ~4 min

Tags: environment conservation extinction wildlife iucn-red-list

Boris Johnson's newt-counting claim questioned

The PM is accused of inventing an allegation that wildlife rules are holding back house-building.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
July 3, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment wildlife boris-johnson newts

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 1, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: wildlife botswana elephants

Wildlife scientists examine the great 'human pause'

Tracking wildlife before, during and after lockdown will aim to analyse the slowdown in human activity.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 22, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment nature wildlife coronavirus-lockdown-measures

A Bee C: Scientists translate honeybee queen duets

Queens "quack" when ready to hatch - but if two are free at the same time, they fight to the death.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 16, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: insects bees wildlife

Red pandas tracked by satellite in conservation 'milestone'

Red pandas in Nepal are being monitored in their last stronghold in the mountainous forests of Nepal.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 12, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: conservation wildlife nepal earth-observation

Coronavirus lockdown wildlife recordings appeal

Scientists want people to send them recordings of their wildlife experiences under the lockdown.

By Mark Kinver • bbcnews
June 4, 2020 ~4 min

Tags:  environment  wildlife

Pollution: Birds 'ingesting hundreds of bits of plastic a day'

Plastic pollutants in UK rivers are finding their way into wildlife and moving up the food chain.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
May 21, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: environment pollution wildlife plastic plastic-pollution

Coronavirus: Fears for future of endangered chimps in Nigeria

Devastated by hunting and logging, the chimps now face threats from coronavirus, says conservationist.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
April 29, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation chimpanzees wildlife nigeria

Cranes make comeback in Britain's wetlands

The graceful bird is making a comeback thanks to re-introduction and habitat restoration.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
April 22, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: birds wildlife

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