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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...
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...
19 November 2019
Protecting forests requires collaboration between conservation groups and government authorities. In Mozambique, the Peace Parks Foundation is working with support of the Mozambique government to protect the Zinave Na...
1 November 2019
Encouraging governments to behave transparently can also assist in environmental conservation efforts. Ulcinj Salina, an important saltwater wetland in Montenegro, faced an uncertain future prior to an international l...
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...
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...
15 May 2019
Moratuwa, Colombo, Sri Lanka
What was once the garbage dump of a clothing company in Sri Lanka is now the site of an urban butterfly garden. Dilmah Conservation and naturalist Rajika Gamage created the open air garden in 2011 to conserve endanger...
25 April 2019
Little Barrier Island, New Zealand
After a rare flightless parrot called kākāpō almost went extinct in 1995, scientists in New Zealand created a high-tech sanctuary for the birds on three nearby islands. They eliminate all possible predators from the i...
22 April 2019
Luangwa Valley, Zambia
In the North Luangwa National Park in Zambia, a conservation team worked with local communities to bring the rate of elephant poaching in the area down to zero in 2018. Poaching had surged in the Luangwa Valley in 201...
19 April 2019
Eureka, Montana, United States
The gray wolf was on the Endangered Species list when they were first reintroduced to the West in 1995, and although they have made an impressive comeback, there is now a debate between ranchers and environmentalists ...
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 iwth nearly a million acres of flat, problematic lands. Env...
3 April 2019
Florida, United States
An experimental water treatment plant in Florida has been performing as efficiently as other conventional treatment plants for the last 24 years. Known as the Living Machine of the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, it filter...
23 March 2019
Mawphlang, Meghalaya, India
In 2007 a program in Meghalaya, India called The Khasi Hills Community REDD+ Project was created to bring together the community members in an agreement to protect the sacred groves there. This was part of the larger ...
19 March 2019
Chaves County, New Mexico, United States
Freshwater springs are an indicator of the health and quality of our groundwater (drinking water), but their conservation is often overlooked in government funding. This article offers a few examples of ongoing effort...
15 March 2019
Tikarpada, Odisha, India
Under 800 Words
A village in India shifted its economic focus from sex work to animal conservation by creating a community tiger reserve. The opening of the reserve created 200 new jobs in the community and a flood of tourists, allow...
5 March 2019
Codfish Island, New Zealand
Scientists, volunteers, and rangers are working around the clock to save the endangered kakapo, a native New Zealand bird. With only 147 of these charismatic birds left in the world, they’re taking a multi-pronged, hi...
20 February 2019
Gorongosa, Sofala Province, Mozambique
The Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique has repopulated its large mammals by over 700 percent through collaborations between wildlife authorities and nonprofits. With millions of dollars in philanthropic assistance,...
5 February 2019
Over 15 Minutes
“If we protect one tiger, all the landscape is protected,” says a park warden in Nepal whose job is to ensure the longevity of the tiger population--and it has worked. In the last ten years, the Bengal tiger populatio...
8 January 2019
Pinedale, Wyoming, United States
Aided by advanced GPS collar technology, scientists in Wyoming are mapping herd animal movement as they migrate across the state. Such efforts have helped planners and conservationists remove barriers and weigh develo...
4 January 2019
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Over 3000 Words
In North Carolina, a group of planners and conservationists are working to install wildlife corridors along a stretch of I-40, allowing animals like elk and bears to cross safely. The plan has myriad benefits: stoppin...
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)
2 January 2019
Umatilla, Oregon, United States
Broadcast TV News
At a decommissioned chemical depot, a lone biologist has been building artificial homes for burrowing owls. To date, he's installed some 182 burrows. Not only have his efforts helped bring a declining species back acr...
28 December 2018
Rockdale, Washington, United States
Under 800 Words
In Washington State, wildlife overpasses and tunnels across I-90 are going a long way to reduce traffic collisions with animals. Even before its completion, coyotes and other animals are using one overpass to cross sa...
13 December 2018
Singchung Village, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Over 3000 Words
A new species of bird discovered in the small village of Singchung, India has been named after the Indigenous people who own that land — the bird is called Bugun liocichla, named after the Bugun people. Not only did t...
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