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Written by: Stephen Hall Predators such as wolves and brown bears were once a common sight in Europe and could be found roaming in every country on the continent. Their numbers began dwindling as the human population grew exponentially, and they...
Written by: Sean Mowbray Solving human-wildlife conflict is a complex issue and a pressing concern for a wide variety of endangered species, none more so than the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). People living around Vietnam’s Dong Nai Biosphere Reserve, however,...
Written by: Ryan Truscott Four species of critically endangered vulture have returned to a park in southern Malawi from which they disappeared more than 20 years ago, and their comeback is credited to the reintroduction of cheetahs, lions and the...
Written by: Victoria Masterson Rewilding could help the western US fight climate change and protect more than 90 threatened species, including the grey wolf and North American beaver, ecologists say. “We are in an unprecedented period of converging crises in the American...
Written by: Yannis Papastamatiou Sitting anchored to the rocky reef 70 feet (21 meters) below the surface of the ocean, hundreds of scalloped hammerhead sharks swam above me in unison, moving as if one. When most people think of sharks,...
Written by: Abhaya Raj Joshi Pakistan is aiming for the return of an apex predator not seen in the country in nearly four decades: the gharial crocodile (Gavialis gangeticus). According to the WWF program in Pakistan, the government there has asked Nepal,...
Written by: Dina Dechmann and Mariëlle van Toor Straw-coloured fruit bats exist throughout most of the African continent. This large fruit bat is one of, if not the most numerous fruit-eating animal (called frugivores) in Africa. They live in colonies of...
Written by: Liz Kimbrough A California court has ruled that state legislation on endangered species can apply to invertebrates. The decision this week by the Third District Court of Appeal means insects, including four endangered native Californian bumblebee species and the monarch...
Written by: Oliver Withers When asked about illegal activity around the world, areas that most people would consider would include drugs, human trafficking and arms. What may not immediately spring to mind is the illegal trade in wildlife and...
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....
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EU Agrees Groundbreaking New Law to Halt Deforestation in World First

Written by: Kimberly White  Products linked to deforestation will soon be prohibited in marketplaces across the European Union. EU decision-makers have concluded negotiations for a...

Wolves and Brown Bear Numbers Are Up in Europe, a New Report Shows

Written by: Stephen Hall Predators such as wolves and brown bears were once a common sight in Europe and could be found roaming in every...

Carbon-Busting Hemp Could Help Transform Scottish Agriculture to Zero Emissions

Written by: Wisdom Dogbe and Cesar Revoredo-Giha Hemp is one of the oldest traded plants in the world, and cultivation in Scotland started as far back...