The coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on a wildlife study of wolf and moose that has been running since 1959.
Tasmania Police are investigating reports a protected great white shark was caught and killed in waters off the island's northwest coast.
A US judge has been asked by conservation groups to halt oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ahead of a planned sale.
A five-metre great white has been spotted off one of Esperance’s main beaches ahead of a planned protest in the town calling for improved safety measures following two deadly shark attacks this year.
A new study has found the rate at which Tasmanian Devils are contracting a transmissible, fatal facial cancer is reducing.
Albany backyards could be an important haven for a critically endangered possum species, according to a year-long study by a UWA Albany student.
The mass of human-made objects may surpass the mass of living things by the end of 2020, according to a group of scientists.
A bottlenose dolphin has been freed from a remote lagoon near Queensland's North Stradbroke Island after a three-day rescue mission in rough seas.
A surfer has been left ‘freaked out’ but uninjured after a shark attack at Broome’s Cable Beach, the second in less than three weeks.
Sarah Steger and Carly Laden
A surfer has narrowly escaped a shark attack at Broome’s Cable Beach, the second in less than three weeks.
Sarah Steger and Jakeb Waddell
Katanning Landcare is calling on community members to play an important part in the protection of the red-tailed phascogale by placing free nesting boxes in their backyards.
Which bird will follow in the footsteps of recent winners the hoiho, the kereru and the kea and take out New Zealand's Bird of the Year prize?
Australian lobsters have been stranded at a Chinese airport amid an escalating dispute with our biggest trading partner.
Jack Paynter and Jade Gailberger
Koala populations in major NSW habitats, including Port Stephens, Port Macquarie and Lismore, have steadily declined, according to new research.
WA researchers have discovered 13 spooky new arachnid species in the Pilbara, just in time for Halloween.
An Australian scientist has helped develop a new test that has international implications for the illegal trafficking and poaching of ivory.
A Perth man has been bitten by a snake while running at a park in Perth’s southern suburbs.
Friends of Esperance surfer Andrew Sharpe have intensified their calls for a further roll-out of drumlines off WA beaches, but the State Government is not onboard.
Michael Traill and Ben Downie
In a rare sighting, a blue whale has been spotted just two kilometres from the entrance to the Fremantle Harbour.
A man in his 30s was bitten on the face and head by a saltwater crocodile in WA’s Kimberley region on Friday.
A hungry great white has joined a pack of large sharks drawn close to shore by a whale carcass, with authorities warning swimmers, surfers and divers to stay out of the water.
NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro has backed down on a threat to move his party to the cross bench and has agreed to support the Berejiklian government after a dispute overa koala protection policy.
A litter of tiny numbat joeys were rescued last week by leading WA conservationist Tony Friend and are lucky to be alive.
Whale watchers can now double as citizen scientists with the launch of a new marine fauna sightings app helping track the mammals along the WA coastline.
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