Thursday, March 4, 2021
Written by: Mike Gaworecki New research finds that large filter feeders in the waters of Indonesia could be ingesting dozens to hundreds of microplastic particles every hour. Due to their filter...
Written by: Kimberly White  Mountain gorillas are ending the decade on a positive note. According to a new census, the mountain gorilla population in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has increased. 
Written by: Shreya Dasgupta Reindeer and caribou populations have been declining dramatically over the past few decades. But one subspecies of reindeer seems to be doing better, a new study has found. The wild Svalbard...
Written by: Kimberly White  The World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia has announced a new strategy to aid koala recovery following the bushfires that have razed New South Wales and Queensland. Bushfires have destroyed more...
Written by: Shreya Dasgupta There may be a glimmer of hope for the critically endangered gharial, a unique crocodile known for its long, narrow snout that ends in a bulbous growth resembling a cooking...
Written by: Kimberly White  Elephants in Nigeria are getting a technological boost in protection. The Wildlife Conservation Society Nigeria has fitted six elephants with GPS/satellite collars in Nigeria’s Yankari Game Reserve. The collars provide...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and digital health and fitness giant adidas Runtastic have launched a new challenge to highlight the need to conserve the world's endangered wildlife in...
Written by: Charlie Gardner, Jake Bicknell, Matthew Struebig, and Zoe Davies It’s tempting to think that our forests would be fine if we could simply stop trees being felled or...
Written by: Junaidi Hanafiah Translated by: Aria Danaparamita As Indonesia prepares to launch a new captive-breeding facility for Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in the northern province of Aceh, authorities and conservationists...
Written by: Sergio Henriques Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? A recent scientific study suggests so, as the researchers link aggressiveness to tropical cyclones, events that are expected to become...

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