Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) and National Parks and Wildlife Service have teamed up to create the very first feral predator-free safe haven located in Mallee Cliffs National Park, New South Wales, where at least ten species currently listed as extinct will be able to thrive.
Following the coronavirus pandemic, China has decided to ban the farming of 64 animal species on its territory, thus reducing the risk of other diseases being transmitted from animals to humans.
For the first time in 50 years, 27 swift foxes return to the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Montana. This return marks the restoration of a missing piece of the Great Plains ecosystem and of the tribes’ natural heritage.
The forests of Khe Nuoc Trong have been upgraded to a Nature Reserve. It is one of the last ecosystems in Vietnam and home to more than 40 endangered species, including one of Earth's rarest mammals: the Asian unicorn.
Greyhound racing is in decline in the United States. Florida has voted to ban betting on greyhounds as of December 31, 2020, and Iowa and Arkansas’s tracks are expected to close by the end 2022.
The government of France has ruled for a gradual ban on wild animals in traveling circuses, as well as dolphins and killer whales kept in captivity in marine parks. This will also put an end to mink farming where animals are raised for their fur.
The Tasmanian devil hasn’t been seen on mainland Australia for 3,000 years, but conservation efforts have been made to reintroduce 26 specimens of the endangered animal.
A new Australian company plans on commercializing a livestock feed additive made from seaweed which can reduce methane emissions by 80%.
Forty-one years after all European countries except France banned the use of glue traps for hunting songbirds, President Emmanuel Macron has finally decided to temporarily outlaw the practice for the upcoming hunting season.
The government of Poland has decided to put an end to fur farming, the ritual slaughter for exports and the use of wild animals in circuses. The law will come into force in a year, and close to 5 million animals will be saved.