Tag Archives: activism
Top 5 environmental success stories of 2016
From ocean protections to climate action to eco-activism, 2016 was a big year for the environment.
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.
Why is Ringling Bros. retiring its circus elephants early?
The largest circus in the United States announced that it will retire all of its performing elephants. How has the animal rights movement changed public perception of large performing animals?
Why is Indonesia on fire, and what can you do to help?
Some have called it the greatest environmental crisis of the century. But you can take action to address the crisis in three easy steps.
Google Street View offers new insights for conservation
Google Street View is nothing new, but scientists are embracing the technology to inform their research like never before.
What does the term ‘endangered species’ really mean?
Do you know what the term “endangered species” really means? Far from a simple concept, the term is one of the biggest misnomers in the field of conservation.
For Yao Ming, saving sharks is a slam dunk
Thanks to education and outreach efforts on the part of Yao Ming and WildAid, public perception of shark fin soup in China is changing for the better.
6 ways Brazil is saving the Amazon
Deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon have plummeted 80% in the last decade thanks to the establishment of new protected areas, satellite monitoring of deforestation, cooperation by agricultural industries, and international contributions.
What does it mean to Conserve?
Find out what is going right in the world of conservation, and how you can make a real, measurable difference when things aren’t.