Asian elephants are the continent's largest terrestrial mammals
Camera-traps capture evidence of previously unknown species in Northern Karen state for the first time. 
Saint Lucia racer snake
A proposed project in the Caribbean could wipe out the remaining population of the world's rarest snake.
Heath fritillary numbers dropped by 27 per cent
Majority of UK butterfly species are declining despite 2016's warm summer.
European honeybee population threatened by spread of pathogens.
Europe’s largest wader is a high conservation priority.
First ever cave fish found in Europe
Cave loaches have been found in Germany.
The seeds of Karomia gigas
First database of all tree species on Earth has been created. 
South American animal discovered by a man walking his dogs.
An example of how specimens will appear in the Plants of the World Online
Plants of the World Online portal to share botanical knowledge. 
Grey langur
A new study has found that langur monkeys can be taught to light matches.
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