CATEGORIES

Theme park could go ahead despite site's protected status

Swanscombe peninsula is designated as an SSSI but campaigners fear it is not enough to save the wildlife haven from proposed development.

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

MIKE DILGER'S - WILDLIFE WATCHING

In his series of great places to watch wildlife in the UK, the star of BBC One’s The One Show this month heads to our pebble-strewn shores to spot the species that thrive on shingle beaches.

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

TRUTH OR FICTION? It's perfectly safe to airlift a rhinoceros

Flying rhinos upside down looks ungainly but is it harmful, too? New research set out to find the answer.

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

Norway's star wolf moved for safety

Norway’s most famous wolf has been captured and moved south with a female companion to protect him from licensed killing.

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

Helping hedgehogs

It may be the nation’s favourite mammal, but the hedgehog is rapidly vanishing from towns and countryside across the UK. Why have things gone so badly wrong for British hedgehogs? And, more importantly, what’s being done to help them?

10+ mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

DISTURBANCE IN THE DEEP

With land resources rapidly depleting, eyes are turning to the seabed as a whole new source of metals. But at what cost to marine wildlife?

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

MEET THE SCIENTIST - Lauriane Suyin Chalmin-Pui

Well-being fellow, Royal Horticultural Society and postdoctoral researcher, University of Sheffield

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

Cranes becoming more common

Record numbers of common cranes bred in the UK last year, with 64 pairs producing 23 chicks.

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

My Way Of Thinking - Mark Carwardine

The conservationist discusses Jair Bolsonaro’s actions concerning the Amazon rainforest and invites your thoughts on the subject.

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

Gorillas In The Midst Of A Pandemic

Close encounters with tourists may be exposing great apes to COVID-19.

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
Spring 2021

RADZI CHINYANGANYA

In our series about people with a passion for a species, TV presenter and author Radzi tells us why he admires the peregrine falcon.

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Raptors in RESIDENCE

The crowned eagles of the African rainforest don’t mind life among people. In Durban, South Africa, these raptors can be watched right from the living room.

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Foiled by a fox

As Robin Bennett prepared to take the perfect close-up of an urban red fox, his plans soon started to go awry.

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Tsewang Namgail Director, Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust

Conservation biologist Tsewang Namgail has focused on human and snow leopard conflict, and how the problem can best be resolved.

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

THE $80 MILLION QUESTION

The world spends a huge amount of money on orangutan conservation every year but their numbers are still declining. What’s going on, why isn’t palm oil to blame and what can we do to arrest the downward curve?

9 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

National ARKS

Seven decades after the UK’s first national parks were created, our largest protected landscapes should nurture thriving biodiversity. How can we make them true havens for wildlife?

10+ mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Danger, danger – high voltage

Starlings are known for their spectacular murmurations, but if too many gather in one place the consequences can be shocking.

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

My Way Of Thinking Mark Carwardine

The conservationist discusses the threat of an oil spill in the Red Sea and invites your thoughts on the subject.

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Mike Dilger's Wildlife Watching

In his series of great places to watch wildlife in the UK, the star of BBC One’s The One Show this month advocates spending time around the peaceful bodies of fresh water dotted across the country.

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Lessons For The Future

The idea of creating a GCSE in natural history was first floated a decade ago, but is it any closer to becoming a reality? And could it help change the fortunes of our nature-depleted nation?

10+ mins read
BBC Wildlife
April 2021

Hidden BRITAIN

BLUE-RAYED LIMPET

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

Living lightbulbs

From the ocean depths to remote rainforests, bioluminescent organisms light up the natural world. We take an illuminating look at the species that glow in the dark.

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

LEE DURRELL

In our series about people with a passion for a species, we ask naturalist, author and TV presenter Lee why she adores the ploughshare tortoise.

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

On thin ice

Tempted out of the hive by bright spring sunshine, these hungry honeybees quickly became frozen in their tracks.

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

EDGES OF EXISTENCE

Riverside habitats are coming under scrutiny as the next big prospect on the rewilding landscape.

7 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

BEYOND TOURISM

How do you create sustainable conservation without relying on tourist dollars? A new pan-African competition hopes to provide the answers…

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

Family MATTERS

Great crested grebes are known for their synchronised courtship choreography, but these birds work just as well together when it comes to raising chicks.

4 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

Cracking The Mystery

Why is the guillemot egg so shaped? ‘To stop it rolling away’ is the textbook answer. But is it correct? Follow one man's mission to get to the bottom of an evolutionary mystery.

10 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

Sahara: The Forgotten Ecosystem

Journeying into the fickle and ever changing Saharan landscape reveals the hidden lives of the desert’s most-endangered species.

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

Mike Dilger's: Wildlife Watching

In his series of great places to watch wildlife in the UK, the star of BBC One’s The One Show this month advocates paying close attention to the periphery of woodlands, rather than venturing between the trees.

5 mins read
BBC Wildlife
March 2021

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