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Written by: April Burt, Adam Pritchard, and Cheryl Sanchez It’s not always easy to assess whether animal conservation measures have worked. But we’ve discovered that green turtles of Seychelles – once almost hunted to extinction – are now thriving again....
Written by: Louise Gentle Reptiles are cold-blooded and scaly animals, the majority of which are predators. They include some of the most deadly and venomous creatures on Earth, including the spitting cobra and saltwater crocodile. Many of these fascinating creatures are feared by humans and...
Written by: Tara Lohan In September the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing 23 species from the federal list of endangered species — not because they’d rebounded, sadly, but because they are believed to be extinct. News reports about the announcement highlighted...
Written by: Fiona Maisels, Alice Laguardia, and Gaspard Abitsi Across the African continent the populations of both species of African elephants – forest and savanna – have been declining due to habitat loss, poaching and human-wildlife conflict. Forest elephants are listed by the...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Government of Malawi has joined a growing call for an ambitious new global agreement to tackle wildlife crime.  Last year, Gabon and Costa Rica began advocating for embedding preventing and combatting wildlife crime into the international...
Written by: Kimberly White Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to ban shark fishing.  Hawaiian Governor David Ige signed the shark protection bill into law on June 8th, one of nine bills the governor signed on World Oceans Day in...
Written by: Rishika Pardikar Wildlife and open-canopy ecosystems like grasslands are rarely a part of discussions surrounding climate change mitigation. Now, a new review points to interactions between wild herbivores and vegetation to show how restoration efforts could be optimized by aligning...
Written by: Sheryl Lee Tian Tong Confining conservation efforts to only 30 percent of Earth’s land may render a fifth of mammals and a third of birds at high risk of extinction by 2030, according to a new study. If...
Written by: Kimberly White  Leopards have been introduced into Zinave National Park in an effort to rewild the region. The two leopards, a female and a male, were initially introduced into an 18,600 ha sanctuary located within Zinave but have...
Written by: Kimberly White Cheetahs are set to return to Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve for the first time in 60 years. Maputo Special Reserve was initially established in 1960 as the Special Elephant Reserve. Nearly a decade later, the reserve was...
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