Snow leopards are being killed in large numbers - but not necessarily for the reasons you might suspect.
Introducing the newest and most fascinating winners of the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" award.
Climate change threatens acceleration of species extinction. The Photo Ark is National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore's multi-year labor of love to capture thousands of species, portrait-style, before they vanish.
Gilbert Adum loves frogs. So much so, that he has devoted his life to saving them. And in that pursuit, he is helping to improve local lives - and making his mark as a bit of an environmental hero.
What do 3D printers and GPS technology have in common? They may help save Nicaragua's sea turtles.
Thousands of endangered frogs have been found dead in Peru. Now, an investigation into the die-off has begun.
Facing habitat loss, climate change and human activity, wildlife needs conservation. But what does it cost and who pays?
Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
Mosquitoes, crocodiles, stagnant water: Swamps don't sound like pleasant places. But they are important ecosystems that feed rivers and lakes, and are home to a host of species - as some in Rwanda are discovering.
Owls are sacrificed in India for good fortune or to cast curses. Despite a ban, the black market is flourishing.
Naked mole-rats are amazing. They feel no pain and age incredibly slowly. Could humans take a leaf out of their book?
Saiga antelopes are notoriously elusive. But you can see them in our latest interactive experience.
We showcase people and projects worldwide whose ideas are helping to conserve biodiversity.
American scientists have stumbled upon a cheap and easy way to convert CO2 into ethanol. Yes, the stuff that can also be used to fuel your car.
A global conference governing wildlife trade has voted against strengthening the ban on ivory sales. The result exposes divisions among African countries and experts over elephant conservation.
White dune snails are wreaking havoc on grape vines in South African vineyards. Ducks - and not chemical pesticides - are being used to fight them. That's good news for bees and other insects.
Rats are a major problem in Jakarta. Now the city is trying to combat the pests by paying its residents a bounty.
From the love of pet dogs to the love of wild frogs, these photos underscore the place of nature in our hearts.
In our multimedia special, we visit South Africa to find out why rhinos are being poached into extinction.
Marking its 15th anniversary this year, Cornwall's climate-controlled paradise has ambitious plans for new environmental projects in China and Australia.
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