The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted new guidelines for the prevention and suppression of the smuggling of wildlife on ships engaged in international maritime traffic. This is the first time the IMO has taken such a step to co..
The largest ever study of protected areas - places "set aside" ostensibly for nature - has revealed that most do not actively benefit wildlife. Scientists examined the impact of 1,500 protected areas in 68 countries, focusing their analy..
Nature lovers are intimately familiar with the fundamental tension that exists between work and play. They feel most alive in nature and thrive in the deep solitude or carefully chosen company of a wilderness experience. Work can so often feel at odd..
Right now, almost 780 million people live without access to clean water, and more than 2.5 billion need improved sanitation. That's according to the World Health Organization. March 22 is World Water Day, an annual UN observance spotlighting some..
The UK has vital species that can restore nature and ‘help save the world’, from oak trees to lob worms Conservation groups unite to highlight the role Britain’s plants and animals can play in restoring nature, ahead of crucial C..
World Wildlife Day, observed on March 3 every year, is an opportunity to celebrate beautiful varied forms of wild fauna. It is also observed to raise awareness to conserve them WORLD WILDLIFE DAY: HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE The UN G..
Rising temperatures are accelerating the world's water cycle and triggering natural disasters such as droughts and floods, according to a new report led by Australian researchers. The report, published in Nature, released to the public on Thur..
Researchers at the University of Queensland and global marine experts review the marine biology literature and formulate a framework by classifying a wide range of threats affecting more than 45,000 species, from climate change to pollution to fisher..
The top photos in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award contest include a pair of majestic lions, colorful pheasants, a photogenic kangaroo with a newborn, and a napping bear cub. But the winning photo, out ..