Tag Archives: poaching

Researchers use high-tech sea turtle eggs to track poachers

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.

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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.

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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

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Top 5 environmental success stories of 2015

From protecting the oceans to forging a climate consensus, 2015 was a big year for environmental conservation.

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Can the War on Terror save elephants?

Purchasing ivory not only harms elephants, it encourages trade on the black market that may be used to fund terrorism. Can cooperation between lawmakers and conservationists effectively turn the war on terror against poachers?