CATEGORIES

Roads take their toll

New study identifies the mammal populations most likely to be driven to extinction by traffic

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

How big (or small) could animals get?

WITH EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGIST JV CHAMARY

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

GOOD AS GOLD

The golden eagle has long been in decline in the UK. A new project is helping this magnificent raptor to spread its wings once again.

9 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

GILLIAN BURKE

Solar power permeates the stormiest of winter weather

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

Ape artistry

The creative output of orangutans reveals a sensitivity to their environment

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

MARK CARWARDINE

“I’m A Celebrity has seen 21 seasons of dropping, crushing, chasing and kicking hapless creatures”

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

“There is a drive to make the world of nature a place for everyone”

The conservation industry is the second-least diverse sector in the UK, but the times are changing...

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

Sir David Attenborough's GREEN PLANET

Without trees and flowers, there is no life. The Green Planet, a new BBC series presented by Sir David Attenborough, takes us behind the branches and into the undergrowth.

10 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

THE RACE TO SAVE A WOLF

The Ethiopian wolf is the world’s rarest canid, pushed to the edge by disease and habitat loss. Yet ongoing vaccination is giving the species a second chance.

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

White lightning

In early spring, spotting a mountain hare is easier than expected

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

“I've had the privilege to participate in surveys”

Sixteen-year-old Siân Mercer’s passion for the natural world and volunteer work has earned her an award

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
February 2022

‘Non' to bird hunt

Controversial plans to kill thousands of wild birds in France by hunters are stopped by the high court

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

Why complex life needs ENDOSYMBIOSIS

WITH EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGIST JV CHAMARY

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

“As a retired scuba diver I care for the ocean”

Awarded the MCS Outstanding Volunteer of the Year, Lesley Anderson looks after her local beaches

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

OUT OF STEP

Embarking on long and exhausting journeys over land and sea, migrating birds are on the front line of climate change. How are they faring in a world of shifting weather patterns?

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

Far from the average jaguar

A high-fish diet is enough to turn these prowling loners into sociable team workers

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

HIDE & SEEK

Concealed among India’s high peaks is a rare and secretive creature: the Himalayan brown bear. Puskar Basu embarks on a quest to track down this little-known and much maligned mammal.

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

Eclectic eater

A resourceful leopard steals a surprising meal

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

DOWN SOUTH

As the Falkland Islands prepares to mark 40 years since its liberation, experience the wonderful wildlife highlights of this Atlantic archipelago

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

Familiar birds added to revised UK Red List

House martin, swift, greenfinch and Bewick’s swan are given status of “highest conservation concern”

2 mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

DIVE IN!

Steve Backshall met up with BBC Wildlife editor Paul McGuinness to explain why we need to stop thinking of sharks as creatures to fear

10+ mins read
BBC Wildlife
January 2022

Koalas in crisis

Numbers of Australia's iconic marsupial fall by a third

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
December 2021

Forever Young

A slower pace of life is behind the longevity of the world’s oldest ever animal: a humble clam

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

GRAND DESIGNS

Thanks to their impressive stature, hippos just can’t help engineering the ecosystems around them

9 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

PINK WAVE

Thousands of leggy birds flock at the coastal lagoons of Yucatán in south-east Mexico to feed and breed. Meet the fiery Caribbean flamingos

4 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

Riverbanks to become wild woodland corridors

Government announces that thousands of hectares of trees are to be planted along England’s watercourses

1 min read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

PUPPY LOVE

In the autumn, thousands of seals come ashore in one of Britain's most spectacular natural events

3 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

The thylacine became extinct in the 1960s Or did it?

Tantalising sightings of this enigmatic Australian marsupial continue to inspire the belief that it could still be out there

9 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

Inside COP26

The 26th annual climate conference will shortly take place in Glasgow. But this time, it’s more than just another summit

8 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

INSTA-GLORY

The sloth has had an image makeover. Once reviled as useless and lazy, it’s now the most beloved animal of Instagram. So, why the change?

9 mins read
BBC Wildlife
November 2021

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