A government MP has said it ‘beggars belief’ that more endangered Australian birds have been exported to a German organization headed by a convicted kidnapper and extortionist, after a Guardian investigation revealed there had been multiple warnings that the birds could be sold to collectors at a huge profit.
The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
UNESCO has accepted the ‘bird language’ of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection.
The world is edging towards a major conservation target for protected land and oceans, but there are concerns over how safeguarded areas are managed and whether they are effectively protecting endangered species, according to a new report.
A logged forest isn't a lost forest, new research revealed. In recent surveys, scientists from Imperial College London found a surprising number of endangered species living in logged forests in Borneo.