Tag Archives: protected areas
The pros and cons of large and small marine protected areas
Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?
Rewildling Europe – Why wolves, bears, and other carnivores are making a comeback
Bears, wolves, and other large carnivores are difficult to conserve for numerous ecological and social reasons. These conservation challenges make a string of recent species recoveries that much more surprising.
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
Beyond carbon neutral – What the world should learn from Bhutan
Bhutan’s overarching commitment to sustainable progress is the backbone for one of the greatest conservation success stories of our time.
These 4 countries took huge steps to protect the ocean in 2015
In 2015, four countries protected an area of ocean in marine reserves the size of India. Thats nearly 3 million square kilometers!
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.
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.