The marsupial’s future may be less threatened than scientists previously feared.
The first amphibian to have been declared extinct by the world’s conservation watchdog has been named a ‘living fossil’ after it was rediscovered alive and well in northern Israel.
Since heading back into the ocean, cetaceans have evolved to gargantuan proportions. Sid Perkins investigates why whales became so huge.
With antibiotic resistance on the rise, along with our understanding of the importance of gut health, Nural Cokcetin looks at the potential of Australian honey to help.
Plants entombed under ice in Canada’s far north for centuries have come back to life after exposure to air and sunlight, Canadian researchers have found.
One of the longest-living animals, which is also the world’s biggest clam, could have important stories to tell about Earth’s climate history.
More than half of common species of plants and a third of animal species are likely to see their living space halved by 2080 on current trends of carbon emissions, according to a new climate study.
An unexpectedly large and active community of single-cell organisms has been found living on the Pacific sea floor at the deepest site on Earth, scientists announced.
A breakthrough discovery has been hailed by Australian scientists in the hunt for a vaccine against a savage facial tumour disease threatening the endangered Tasmanian devil with extinction.
Like manic underwater gardens teeming with vibrant fish and corals in a kaleidoscope of colours, healthy coral reefs are among nature’s masterpieces. But, asks Amanda Burdon, how much longer can they survive?