Concerned about the decline in the population of the Saimaa ringed seals, Finnish authorities have successfully deployed conservation efforts to boost the number of semi-aquatic marine mammals, including imposing stricter restrictions on net fishing.
A property in New South Wales, Australia, has been acquired by philanthropists for conservation purposes, since it is home to the endangered koala and more than 10 other threatened animals.
Melbourne, Australia has expanded its proportion of plants - meticulously chosen to have the best impact on wildlife - and the efforts paid off as biodiversity is in better shape than ever now that native plants have supplanted urban areas.
To help three species of endangered turtles to repopulate, more than 6,000 hatchlings have been released in Peru’s Amazon Basin, for well-balanced biodiversity and as part of the fragile ecosystem’s preservation of the rainforest.
The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe officially has a new species of bird, the Principe Scops-Owl, which brings the Central African island nations’ number of endemic bird species to 28, a world record.
Accumulation of plastic waste could become a thing of the past thanks to wax worms and their saliva capable of breaking down plastic in mere hours, a potential game-changer in the way we fix this environmental problem.
Over a decade ago, biologists chiseled small holes out of lava on the Galápagos Islands in an effort to attract and save one of the world's rarest penguins -- and it might just be working.
Three new species of snake have been found and named in Ecuador. The next step? Establishing a new nature reserve!
The Australian government is launching an ambitious yet vital 10-year action plan to prevent any new animal or plant species from going extinct with the strongest measures ever taken by the land down under.
Italian authorities have decided to ban the slaughter of male chicks in the egg industry, a move praised by animal rights organizations as it better protects farmed animals.