England’s first wild breeding population of beavers for 400 years have been given the permanent right to stay in their Devon river home.
Four hen harrier chicks have successfully fledged from a nest in the Angus Glens.
A North Sea oil worker filmed the moment a pod of orcas surrounded his vessel.
North-east residents have been urged to leave fawns alone when they come across them.
Regarding Aldi pushing to build a discount store in Countesswells the residents don’t want them here.
Around a fifth of Scotland’s beavers were killed under licence in Scotland last year, prompting criticism from conservationists.
Offenders deliberately destroying birds’ nests, damaging breeding sites and “harassing” birds of prey could face longer jail sentences after the Scottish Government indicated more animal welfare crimes may face the maximum penalties.
Wildlife is making itself at home in National Trust properties empty of visitors in lockdown, with some species returning to places for the first time in decades.
An Aberdeen photographer has captured these images of a seal enjoying a moment of calm on the River Don.
Filmmaker Gordon Buchanan was told to “keep up the good work” by the Prince of Wales as he picked up an MBE for services to conservation and wildlife filmmaking.
The genetic code of the otter has been sequenced in a move it is hoped will help protect the charismatic British mammals from environmental threats.
British woodsman Ray Mears has travelled to Kangaroo Island in south Australia to visit koalas orphaned by the devastating bushfires.
It appears cuttlefish, like humans, have strong food preferences.
Humans are not always to blame for genetic diversity loss in wildlife, scientists say.
Sometimes a strong chimp matriarch makes staying at home look like a better option than moving out.
A new species of prehistoric scorpion may have been capable of leaving its marine habitat and venturing onto land, new research suggests.
Noise pollution is threatening the survival of more than 100 species, researchers have found.
Around one in five land-based species is traded on the global wildlife market, scientists say.
A bushy-tailed visitor has been checking out a leading Aberdeen attraction.
Children are being encouraged to get out and about this summer with a new booklet highlighting north-east landmarks.
Many species of bees are on the brink of extinction in parts of the UK with some types lost entirely, a report has found.
A new sea adventure that promises to give people a new perspective on north-east wildlife and landmarks is to launch next month.
Technology that has dramatically reduced rhino poaching in a South African game reserve could be used to help other threatened species across the world, as conservationists look for new ways to stop poachers before they can reach wildlife.
A network of marine reserves could be rolled out across the high seas to protect wildlife hotspots and save species from extinction, a report has said.
Chimpanzees are losing their distinctive behaviours in areas of high human activity, new research suggests.
Members of the public are encouraged to nominate a young wildlife champion as part of a north-east award.
Some of the newest visitors to a north-east nature reserve have been captured on camera.
Researchers at Chester Zoo have captured “momentous” footage of rare giant pangolins, sometimes known as scaly anteaters for their protective armour, revealing new insights into the secretive nocturnal species only found in equatorial Africa.
A group of students are looking to spruce up an Aberdeen park by planting trees.
Aberdeen school pupils are appealing for materials that can turn their playground into a haven for wildlife.