After a decade-long fight to ban fur farming, Estonia will finally see all its fur farms permanently close by 2026, putting an end to a cruel industry already dwindling thanks to vegan alternatives being on the rise.
The population of the Western monarch butterfly needs a boost across the state of California, United States, and thousands of milkweed plants will provide a breeding place and a food source to save the majestic insect.
A giant female tortoise, believed to be extinct for over a century, has been found on the Galápagos' Fernandina Island, Ecuador, and expeditions are scheduled to find her a male mate and save the species from extinction for good.
An impressive area in the Pacific Ocean will be under U.S. governmental protection since it has been identified as a critical habitat for endangered humpback whales, a decision hailed by conservation groups as a major victory.
Once believed to be extinct, the endangered pygmy hog is now thriving in the tall grasslands of Assam, India, thanks to relentless conservation efforts to save the tiny animal and its natural habitat.
A startup based in Israel has developed a new and noninvasive technology to identify male chickens in order to separate them before they hatch, thus preventing billions of unnecessary annual deaths, and saving billions of dollars.
Thanks to Namibia’s hard work in recent years to curb wildlife crime through enforcement of the law and conservation efforts, rhino poaching has dropped by 33% in the last year.
The United Kingdom becomes the first country to formally recognize animals as sentient beings, and the government is set to impose measures to guarantee the welfare of animals, to the delight of campaigners advocating for their wellbeing.
Two decades ago, a reserve was established in Vietnam to protect a critically endangered primate species. Today, within the sanctuary, the population of the monkey has quadrupled, giving hope to conservationists that more of the animal’s habitat will be shielded from dangers.
Once the rarest butterfly in the United Kingdom, the Duke of Burgundy’s population is thriving, especially in Dorset, home of the country's largest colony, thanks to wildlife-friendly farming.