Rhino release: European parks bring animals to Rwanda

Five critically endangered rhinos from European zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild.

By Victoria Gill | June 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment nature rhinos rwanda conservation

Saving sharks: One woman's mission to protect the hammerhead

Marine biologist Ilena Zanella vowed to save the shark after diving with them off Costa Rica.

By Helen Briggs | June 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: endangered-species conservation sharks

Aarey forest: The fight to save Mumbai's last 'green lung'

A forest that lies at the heart of India's bustling city is under threat, locals say.

BBC Science News | June 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: environment trees india mumbai conservation

Blue belt zones to protect minke whales

Special protections are planned for minke whales and basking sharks in their feeding grounds around Scotland.

By Kevin Keane | June 6, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: whales scottish-government conservation sharks

Spain alarmed by French bear's attacks on sheep

France released two brown bears in the Pyrenees - but one has now killed eight sheep in Spain.

BBC Science News | May 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: environment animals bears france conservation spain slovenia

Endangered kakapo parrot gets pioneering brain surgery

The procedure is a world-first amid efforts to save the species, native to New Zealand.

BBC Science News | May 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: new-zealand conservation

Nature's emergency: Where we are in five graphics

Five graphics that show how nature is disappearing faster than at any other point in human history.

By Helen Briggs, Becky Dale and Nassos Stylianou | May 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: environment nature conservation climate-change

Biodiversity heroes: The teenagers saving Madagascar's wildlife

This quiet, teen revolution could pave the way to Madagascar's sustainable future.

By Victoria Gill | May 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~12 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment nature conservation madagascar

Rare kakapo parrots have best breeding season on record

Kakapos were one of New Zeland's most common birds, but they are now on the brink of extinction.

BBC Science News | April 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: new-zealand conservation

Satellites used to protect endangered sharks

Earth observation satellites are proving to be valuable tools in protecting rare sharks, say scientists.

By Helen Briggs | April 8, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: space-exploration oceans conservation sharks

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