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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.
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?
8 creative ways to reduce human-wildlife conflict
Conflict often arises when the needs of animals are pitted against those of growing human populations. For scientists, the obvious answer to reducing human-wildlife conflict is…chili powder, bees, and strobe lights?
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.