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14 November 2021
Snowchange is a co-operative formed by a network of villages across Finland. The co-op formed after fishermen found all the fish in the river dead due to pollution. They decided to take action. They began "rewilding,"...
11 November 2021
Monterey Bay, California, United States
Kelp is a great way to sequester carbon. A kelp forest that grows well can cancel the emissions equal to 5 million automobiles. In California, the amount of kelp in the ocean decreased due to a boom in the sea urchin...
16 April 2021
Hawaii, United States
After a five-year effort to reintroduce the alala bird on Hawaii’s Big Island failed, conservationists are looking into releasing the nearly extinct Hawaiian crow on a different island. Of the 30 birds released in 201...
23 February 2021
Over 3000 Words
Purnima Devi Barman has been building trust and working with various community members to save a stork species called the greater adjutant in India. Because of her work, she has inspired more than 10,000 women and the...
15 December 2020
Alpine, Arizona, United States
As the Mexican wolf population neared extinction, the Arizona Game & Fish Department and the Endangered Wolf Center have been placing pups born in captivity in wild dens. This effort, known as cross-fostering, has bee...
10 December 2020
Over 3000 Words
Local Ocean Conservation is in Watamu, Kenya has made approximately 21,000 turtle rescues and "treated more than 650 turtles in its rehabilitation center and clinic" since it's inception in 1997. The group responds to...
13 November 2020
As humans encroach further on leopard habitat, more people get attacked by the wild cats. After four people were killed in Nashik in a four-month span of 2020, Sanjay Gandhi National Park leopard rescue team and other...
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 ...
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...
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...
18 June 2020
Maine, United States
For some Mainers, in their spare time, they treat and care for wild animals and return them to the wild. These small-scale wildlife rehabilitators care for animals like flying squirrels and black bears by opening up t...
17 December 2019
Port Stephens, Australia
In Australia, scientists have developed a method to seed the ocean floor with healthy plants as a way to regrow dying ocean forests vital to the ecosystem. They have also crowdsourced the process, with volunteers coll...
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 July 2019
Bozeman, Montana, United States
The American Prairie Reserve (APR)has diverged from government funding and instead created a free-market system to preserve prairie land across Northeastern Montana. Some ranchers in the state oppose the allowance of ...
9 July 2019
Buena Vista, Colorado, United States
Researchers from the University of Colorado and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are hoping the experimental antifungal bacterial baths they gave toads in the Rocky Mountains are working. A fungus called Batrachochytrium d...
2 May 2019
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Across the world, research is being done to figure out if probiotics – live bacteria that hold numerous health benefits – can help animals other than humans. Thus far, such treatments have yielded success in labs work...
12 April 2019
Grundy, Virginia, United States
Strip mining, a method in which the entire top few hundred feet of mountain are blown up to expose coal seams, has left Virginia and other Appalachian states with nearly a million acres of flat, problematic lands. Env...
The Taos News
4 April 2019
Cerro, New Mexico, United States
On New Mexico's public lands, volunteer effort can go a long way for wildlife restoration. Each year, nearly 200 volunteers hike around 10,000 cutthroat trout to the edge of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument ...
7 February 2019
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Over 3000 Words
Fish conservation, in the rural streams of the Western United States, requires a remarkable amount of ongoing human intervention. Take the greenback cutthroat trout, Colorado's state fish. The greenback is bred in lab...
3 February 2019
Eugene, Oregon, United States
Under 800 Words
Second-hand clothing store Buffalo Exchange receives donations of difficult to sell fur coats and sends them to Coats for Cubs, which repurposes the coats into bedding for recovering wild animals. The real fur bedding...
29 November 2018
A conservation researcher from the Creative Conservation Alliance in Bangladesh has formed a partnership with the Mro people by training them to be parabiologists. They have learned to document and save threatened spe...
19 November 2018
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Monarch butterfly populations, having declined around 90 percent over roughly 20 years, are getting a helping hand from cities like San Antonio. By providing crucial habitat and hosting butterfly-centered festivals, c...
17 August 2018
Santa Barbara, California, United States
There used to be a time when oil spills devastated entire populations of animals. Although still an environmental disaster, scientists and wildlife veterinarians have become profoundly more successful at treating oile...
11 August 2018
New York, New York, United States
The interventions documented in the exhibition Ecological Consciousness show how artists can impact people’s experience of the natural world as well as making a positive impact on nature itself. The projects include a...
23 July 2018
A great experiment is taking place at Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique after the area was brutally devastated by civil war. On the back of a new public-private venture, scientist have been able to learn how both ...
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