Many may think the danger in this photo taken at the Daintree River is the crocodile – but upon a closer look, it's not what you think.
Australian farmers hold serious concerns that African swine fever will reach Aussie shores due to the irresponsible habits of travellers arriving into the country.
A wildlife rescue centre is calling on Aussies to donate funds to help animals injured by bushfires in NSW and Queensland.
For 12 years the annual dolphin slaughter at Taiji, Japan had been hidden by huge tarpaulins. The Dolphin Project has now been able to share shocking new video obtained by drones.
While for many people rats are the stuff of nightmares, plenty of experts believe that it’s actually humans who must change.
WARNING – DISTRESSING CONTENT: Every day dogs were brought to the facility and herded into a holding pen where they awaited their deaths.
At least 240 of Australia's leading scientists have signed an open letter to the prime minister, calling for new laws as precious species disappear.
As council gave the green light for the tree to go, concerned residents wanted to save two homeless native birds. Yahoo News environment reporter Michael Dahlstrom arrived to help with the rescue.
Wildlife experts are calling on authorities to shut down turtle farms in Bali, but the operators say they can change.
Wildlife campaigners Laurie Levy and Andy Meddick have opened up about their marathon bid to end Victoria's annual duck hunt.
A wombat carer in Wollombi and a wallaby volunteer in Stanthorpe are spending all they have to keep wildlife alive as extreme weather bites.
Social media users have highlighted a number of roadkill jokes by Liberal National Party Senator James McGrath on his Facebook page.
Liberal Senator James McGrath has received a barrage of criticism after attempting to joke about a cockatoo killed by a car.
While the Amazon wildfires fade from the headlines, Australian volunteers are working nearby as the last line of defence for endangered wildlife.
Animal activists are campaigning to keep lions out of circuses, but Stardust lion trainer Matthew Ezekiel argues the cats are well treated and enjoy the lifestyle.
The developer of the Roadkill Reporter app says he knows looking at dead animals can be distressing, but it was for the greater good.
Welfare groups like PETA, Animals Australia and Animal Justice Party are at odds with circuses and dolphin parks.
Rachel Carbary shares the trauma of watching the annual dolphin and whale hunt in Japan, saying: 'You can see the water starting to turn red from the blood.'
The Federal Court found the 'lethal component' of the government's shark control program does not reduce the risk of an unprovoked shark attack.