Category Conservation Success Stories

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Top 5 environmental success stories of 2016

From ocean protections to climate action to eco-activism, 2016 was a big year for the environment.

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Protecting the pangolin – Can name recognition save species?

How the world banded together to protect the world’s most trafficked mammal.

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Rewildling Europe – Why wolves, bears, and other carnivores are making a comeback

Bears, wolves, and other large carnivores are difficult to conserve for numerous ecological and social reasons. These conservation challenges make a string of recent species recoveries that much more surprising.

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9 conservation success stories made possible by flagship species

With so many species and ecosystems in dire need of protection, which ones are the most important to save? Do popular iconic species have more conservation value than a obscure ones?

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Luca Berardi the conservation champion – Saving the world at twelve years old

At the age of eight, Luca Berardi founded an environmental organization after reading about endangered animals in a library book. Four years later, he is making a name for himself in the world of wildlife conservation.

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How the world can stop overfishing – A case study of U.S. fishery success

Back in the 1990s, overfishing was causing the collapse of many US fisheries. Twenty years later, an entirely different narrative is unfolding.

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Lights Out programs prevent over 200,000 bird-window collisions annually

Collisions with windows kill millions of migratory birds each year. As more and more cities find, preventing such bird deaths is as easy as the flip of a switch.