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?
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
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.
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?
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?
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.
Using drones to improve orangutan conservation
Scouring the forests of Sumatra with a fleet of drones, researchers have uncovered valuable data that could help to protect the imperiled orangutan
Top 5 environmental success stories of 2015
From protecting the oceans to forging a climate consensus, 2015 was a big year for environmental conservation.