Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White  Tasmanian devils have returned to mainland Australia.  In an effort to rewild Australia, conservationists released 26 Tasmanian Devils into a 400-hectare wildlife sanctuary at Barrington Tops National...
Written by: Kimberly White The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and adidas Runtastic have unveiled a new challenge to raise awareness of biodiversity loss and rally support for conservation.  UNEP and...
Written by: Greg Asner Humans are dismantling and disrupting natural ecosystems around the globe and changing Earth’s climate. Over the past 50 years, actions like farming, logging, hunting, development...
Written by: Johnny Wood Despite their menacing big-screen presence, sharks rarely attack humans. Meanwhile, man-made pressures including habitat loss, overfishing and illegal fishing cause untold damage to shark populations – it’s estimated 100 million are killed by...
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino poaching has decreased significantly in South Africa and Namibia.  Rhino poaching in South Africa fell by 53 percent in the first six months of this year. ...
Written by: Colin Sytsma The global spread of social media has created unparalleled opportunities for wildlife traffickers to advertise their illicit wares to potential buyers around the world. Traffickers can use platforms like Facebook...
Written by: Kimberly White  For the first time in four years, new tigers have been documented in a region of western Thailand. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation (DNP) teamed up...
Written by: Kimberly White  Vietnam has taken an important step forward in preventing future pandemics. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an extensive directive restricting the wildlife trade.  Effective...
Written by: Charlotte Edmond Just because a net is no longer being used doesn’t mean it can’t continue to catch things. Italian divers have freed a sperm whale entangled in a fishing net...
Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts From high above, the blue sea looks like it’s speckled with tiny white dots. But a closer look reveals more: each dot is actually a sea turtle swimming toward...

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