Category: Biodiversity


Conservation efforts bear fruit in UK

Intensive conservation efforts have led to a comeback for Britain’s loudest bird. The bittern, a heron-like wader, has enjoyed its best year since records began, says the bird charity RSPB. Bitterns are highly secretive...


Koalas in crisis

Experts and environmentalists are warning that koalas across much of Australia are on the brink of extinction. Increasing urbanisation, tree clearing and climate change are threatening the marsupials. Scientists are even talking about a...