The Earth is currently facing an extinction crisis.
Destruction of habitat, unlimited hunting, industrial agriculture - humans are driving numerous species extinct. Browse an automatic compilation of content on the topic below.
A strange and special animal, many ecologists say the Tasmanian devil is unfairly depicted as a vicious predator. Although the native species has been officially protected for many years, for the last three decades it's battled a unique threat: a type of contagious face cancer. Across the world, scientists and wildlife experts have been searching for a cure to save these animals from extinction.
Researchers find protecting the panda has come at the expense of helping other species thrive in the same habitat. Meanwhile, a peculiar native marsupial in Australia faces extinction, threatened by a unique type of contagious cancer. And: an ambitious rewilding project in The Netherlands that's seen a neglected lake transformed into an archipelago teeming with life.