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Our wonderful wetlands need protection now

Humanity is amazed by our natural world but fails to value its importance to our survival

Grass roots of Ice-Age extinctions

Mammoths and sabre-tooth cats once roamed the continent, but were our ancient ancestors responsible for their disappearance?

We’re killing off life, but there is hope

Sipho Kings reports on the findings of a mega government report on the state of our plants and animals, and what’s being done to secure their future

One million species risk extinction due to humans — draft UN report

Biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers

Climate change claims its first mammal extinction

Climate change has eaten away at the only known habitat where the rodent had evolved to live

Editorial: Our moment of reckoning is now

'At the M&G we have committed to redoubling efforts to ensure we offer even greater prominence to the threat of climate change'

Fossil teeth reveal new facts about a mass extinction 260 million years ago

A study has found that a local event rather than a global shift in climate caused the mass extinction in South Africa

Hunters should stop using lead bullets and help save the vultures

A new threat to vultures is emerging: lead poisoning from ammunition used by game hunters

Why coral reefs are important and why they are dying

​More than 11 billion pieces of plastic larger than five centimetres wide are littering coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific region

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