Category Wildlife Trade

GPS-enabled sea turtle eggs and other high-tech solutions to wildlife crime

After stealing eggs from nesting sea turtles, poachers often slip undetected into the shadows. Can technology help researchers uncover them and their massive black market to save species?

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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.

Protecting the pangolin – Can name recognition save species?

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

Satellites, dynamite and more – 7 ways to save the ocean from illegal fishing

Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing

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10 everyday activities you didn’t know were eco-friendly

For the eco-conscious citizen who already recycles, conserves water, and turns out the lights but wants to do more to help the planet.

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Frogs and the chytrid fungus – What is the best way to control wildlife diseases?

The mechanisms behind emerging diseases are often poorly understood, and the path forward towards recovery is often unclear. Is it possible to effectively fight wildlife epidemics and save endangered species?

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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?