Tag Archives: endangered
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.
The traitorous goats of the Galapagos Islands
Everything was looking up for the tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. Until the goats arrived.
For Costa Rican sea turtles, the second time’s the charm
In early September, a crowd of selfie-crazed tourists prevented thousands of sea turtles from nesting in Costa Rica. But when the turtles returned weeks later, things had changed.
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.
7 drawbacks to trophy hunting as conservation
Trophy hunters, African governments, and even some scientists support widespread trophy hunting as a form of conservation. However, the use of trophy hunting as a conservation tool has some major drawbacks.
Saving the California condor with citizen science
Conservationists and researchers are relying on crowdsourcing and citizen science to detect odd behavior indicative of lead poisoning in the recovering population of wild California condors.