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6 September 2020
Hawaii, United States
Members of the Marine Corps in Hawaii often pull double duty: military training and endangered species protection. For example, in June, the Marines roped off 13 green sea turtle nests on a local beach. Part of their ...
29 August 2020
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Over 3000 Words
The Vancouver Island marmot is making a comeback, thanks to recovery efforts from the Marmot Recovery Foundation. By 2003, there were only 27 marmots left in Canada’s wilderness, but their population has rebounded to ...
12 August 2020
Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, India
As the habitats of wild elephants shrink, conservationists in India are developing safer ways to reduce the number of conflicts between humans and the animal. The Wildlife Research and Conservation Society uses chili ...
9 August 2020
Davao City, Philippines
Despite restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Eagle Foundation is turning to digital tools and the internet to continue their work of saving the critically endangered species. Since March, the orga...
Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT)
30 July 2020
Under 800 Words
A Lithuanian government program pays farmers to delay working in their fields in an effort to preserve the aquatic warbler, an endangered bird species. While there are 186 farmers who participate in the program, more ...
28 July 2020
Conservations in the Philippines are using indigenous beliefs known as “mariit” — which is the belief that nature is inhabited by unseen dwellers and should be respected and taken care of — to protect the country’s en...
25 July 2020
British Columbia, Canada
To save the dwindling caribou herds in Canada, the West Moberly First Nations and Saulteau First Nations capture pregnant caribou cows from the herd by helicopter and raise them in pens to ensure the calves are old en...
Keith Anthony S. Fabro
30 April 2020
Coron, Palawan, Philippines
A COVID-19-spurred shutdown has halted ecotourism to Siete Pecados, a marine protected area in the Philippines. As a result, many residents have turned to fishing as a way to supplement their income. To make sure thi...
9 April 2020
Murrieta, California, United States
A binational effort to transport eggs of the endangered red-legged-frog from Baja California to the Santa Ana Mountains in California was a great success. By working with the Nature Conservancy and various researchers...
30 March 2020
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
In the wake of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a lockdown as a response to COVID-19, wildlife protection workers are still showing up to work. Their services have been deemed essential because il...
6 March 2020
Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises of India (FTTI) is a research and conservation group protecting the 29 species of turtles and tortoises in the country. For founders Anuja Mital and Sneha Dharwadkar, the project is ex...
12 February 2020
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
The Coral Rescue Project is trying to save coral reefs, and their newest tool is a series of arks at Nova Southeastern University that will house and study corals that are under threat of a mysterious carribean diseas...
25 January 2020
Wyoming, United States
Rewilding wolves rebalances ecosystems. Following the 1970s Endangered Species Act (ESA), efforts to reintroduce wolves into the Yellowstone National Park have proven successful, helping to reduce land degradation fro...
24 December 2019
Working with communities to develop alternative forms of livelihood helps to curb unsustainable practices and land degradation. In Uganda, the destruction of wetland habitat by farmers had had a serious impact on the ...
28 November 2019
Sebaste, Antique, Philippines
In order to protect the endangered rufous-headed hornbill, endemic to the islands of Antique and Negros in the Philippines, an organization has teamed up with local schools to extend its conservation efforts. Each sch...
The Philadelphia Citizen
17 October 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Bees and other pollinator populations have been rapidly declining, threatening food production nationwide, but urban beekeeping is helping to fight against this trajectory. In Philadelphia, rooftop beekeeping has beco...
3 September 2019
As conservationists around the world grapple with saving endangered species, many have turned to the tech sector. Initiatives like The Zooniverse, a citizen science platform for people-powered research, are helping ex...
The Press Democrat
23 August 2019
Petaluma, California, United States
California’s Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue is working hard to rehabilitate a lone beaver – among other wildlife – back to health and into their natural habitat. The species is key to natural ecosystems, making their s...
18 August 2019
Wilsonville, Oregon, United States
In a collaboration with the Oregon Zoo, the Institute of Applied Ecology, the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Oregon’s Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, women experiencing incarceration are helping sav...
31 July 2019
Ecotourism provides an economic alternative to fishing for coastal communities. On the Island Garden City of Samal, in the Philippines, residents have embraced a giant clam nursery and sanctuary, which attracts maricu...
30 July 2019
Under 800 Words
Wildlife sanctuaries and monitoring technologies are helping to protect endangered species. In India, a decade of policies aimed toward increasing the number of Bengal tigers is proving effective, in some areas leadin...
Yale Environment 360
20 June 2019
Clarkesville, Tennessee, United States
A little known fact about the southeastern United States is that it used to be home to millions of acres of prairies and grasslands, and it remains one of the most biodiverse places in America. The Southeastern Grassl...
12 June 2019
California, United States
Apis Arborea, a bee rewilding organization, seeks to educate the public on how to sustainably and responsibly rehabilitate and save the world’s bee population. Headed by Michael Joshin Thiele, the organization is help...
Keith Anthony S. Fabro
1 June 2019
Empowering women to practice sustainable agriculture promotes resilience and enables communities to protect biodiversity. The Kusor Upland Farmer’s Association, sponsored by the United States Agency for International ...
31 May 2019
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
John Rucker uses a unique method in the world of conservation: his specially-trained Boykin spaniels area able to seek out turtles. This method helps preserve the lives of threatened turtle species, leading to special...
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