It was announced at this year’s World Conservation Congress in Marseille, France, that four species of tuna are no longer in danger of extinction, thanks to active conservation efforts to put an end of overfishing.
Under the protection of the Endangered Species Act and countless conservation efforts, a tiny fish has been able to avoid extinction, proving the relevance of the American piece of legislation to protect imperiled species after decades of controversy around its usefulness.
Thanks to new measures from Kenya’s Wildlife Service and intensified surveillance from park rangers, 2020 marked a record year for zero rhinoceros poachings in Kenyan national parks.
Following conservation initiatives, the giant panda no longer appears on China’s list of endangered species, and other animals like the Siberian tiger and the Asian elephant have also beneficiated from those efforts.
In the midst of a Covid-19 lockdown in New South Wales, one farmer finds a creative way to honor his Aunt’s passing from afar: a heart made of sheep.
The rivers and lakes in southern Highlands of Scotland, United Kingdom is now home to many wild beavers - once extinct in the region - and conservationists are making sure to protect crops and infrastructures while letting these beavers thrive.
According to a study by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, the population of sprat in the Clyde seas has grown a hundred times as large as in the 1980s, putting the marine ecosystem in a much better condition.
The second largest airport in California, United States, has turned a piece of its land into a sanctuary for two endangered species – the garter snake and the red-legged frog – where they can now both strive in ideal conditions.
A team of researchers from the University of Calgary, Canada, discovered bacteria able to break down diesel fuel and crude oil, opening up a potential solution to the environmental crisis caused by oil spills.
In the archipelago of Tonga, it is possible to swim with humpback whales under strict supervision, so humans get to appreciate one of the largest creatures on Earth, and understand the need to protect these majestic ocean giants.