In BC, Canada, a surge in trophy hunting may be reducing Grizzly bear populations, writes Anna Taylor. A new study finds evidence of serious Grizzly bear 'overkill' from multiple causes of mortality - in which trophy hunting is a big contributor.
Yellowstone's Grizzly bears are facing multiple threats, writes Anna Taylor - from proposals to remove their protection under the US Endangered Species Act, and shortages of key foods caused by climate change.
Although the total biodiversity in Europe
is still decreasing, a recently published report brings the welcome news that many of the larger wildlife and bird species are making a strong recovery. Anna Taylor reports.....
Anna Taylor takes a closer look at the worrying findings of a recently published study which, unusually, chose to assess potential climate change mitigation scenarios on the more widespread and common species found on our planet.....
Anna Taylor summarises the findings of the most extensive research ever conducted on the global status of reptiles, and argues that if conservation continues to focus too heavily on 'charismatic megafuna', we face losing countless reptile species forever.
Anna Taylor reports on the highly lucrative illegal trade in Python skin which now threatens to overtake the tightly-controlled legal trade and warns if this happens, it will be catastrophic for the populations of these beautiful reptiles.
Coral reefs are under threat from all quarters - rising temperatures, ocean acidity, fishing practices... But can clever management of certain fish species help the reefs to recover their former glory?