Wild Animals

'National tragedy': Koalas burned to death in Australia bushfire

Fires believed to have been sparked by lightning lay waste to more than 2,000 hectares in northern New South Wales.

'National tragedy': Koalas burned to death in Australia bushfire

Wild Animals

Oil spill threatens rare Bangladeshi dolphin breeding zone

At least 10 tonnes of diesel spread across an area of 16 kilometres, an official said.

Oil spill threatens rare Bangladeshi dolphin breeding zone

United States

Official: Controlling wild horses in US will take $5b, 15 years

Wild horses are blamed for damage to federal lands in west, but conservationists say cattle and sheep are the culprits.

Official: Controlling wild horses in US will take $5b, 15 years

AJ Impact

Land spat threatens Kenya's wildlife conservation in Maasai Mara

Kenya's successful conservation model - which has protected wildlife for decades - may be on the verge of crumbling.

Land spat threatens Kenya's wildlife conservation in Maasai Mara

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe says 55 elephants died from starvation after drought

The animals died near waterholes dotted around the Hwange National Park.

Zimbabwe says 55 elephants died from starvation after drought

Wild Animals

Cheetah fundraiser to save the world's fastest animal

Farmers in Africa began killing cheetahs that hunted their goats and other livestock during the 1990s.

Cheetah fundraiser to save the world's fastest animal

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Ecological crises affecting our planet

Most extensive study into life on Earth says natural world is in decline. We talk to those trying to save it.

US & Canada

Planet SOS: New technology can save rare Rhino

New technology that is saving critically-endangered species from extinction.

Australia

Australian policeman under investigation for stoning wombat

Politicians and animal rights groups express outrage over killing that was filmed and shared on social media.

Australian policeman under investigation for stoning wombat

Kenya

For rural Kenyans, treating snakebites is an uphill struggle

Insufficient anti-venom distribution and poor roads mean countryside suffers high rate of potentially fatal bites.

For rural Kenyans, treating snakebites is an uphill struggle

Reporter's Notebook

Illegally tapping French Guiana's forest of gold

Thousands of illegal gold miners come to the abundant rainforest of French Guiana in search of a fortune, leaving a trail of environmental destruction.