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17 August 2018
Santa Barbara, California, United States
There used to be a time when oil spills devastated entire populations of animals. Although still an environmental disaster, scientists and wildlife veterinarians have become profoundly more successful at treating oile...
16 July 2018
The bald ibis is an endangered bird that was once found abundantly in various parts of Africa, Asia Minor, Arabia, and Europe. Extinct in the majority of these places now, a German group has set out to reintroduce the...
13 July 2018
With a little strategic planning, cities can nurture biodiversity in the urban environment. “Sometimes, small actions can bring incredible results,” says Antonio Morcillo, deputy director for conservation of green are...
4 June 2018
Ventura, California, United States
When told he needed to find a new solution that didn't rely on poisons to protect Ventura County's dirt levees from rodents, dam safety inspector Karl Novak did just that. By installing raptor perches and owl boxes, N...
Environmental Health News
15 March 2018
Insects, small birds, rodents are just a few of the species that are negatively impacting farmers all over the world. Many traditional deterrents are seen as impractical, inconvenient and oftentimes short-term. Predat...
13 March 2018
Over 3000 Words
Sometimes there's an equal amount to learn about failed solutions as there is about solutions that are working. In an attempt to save the lesser prairie-chickens that live in the American Great Plains from extinction,...
7 March 2018
Cities near some of Columbia's national forests have seen a dramatic increase in their bird populations and tourism numbers after fighting between the government and guerilla groups quieted down. Many locals are findi...
28 November 2017
Airplanes and birds don't mix - thousands of birds are tragically killed around airports each year, and collisions (or "ingestions," as the industry calls them) of birds and jet engines can be extremely dangerous to f...
14 November 2017
New Zealand has an ambitious initiative in place to eradicate millions of evasive species by 2050, but that doesn't mean researchers have halted short-term actions to stabilized species and avoid extinction. The kakap...
9 November 2017
To reintroduce captive birds into their native lands, wildlife biologists are implementing rather unconventional methods of behavioral conditioning to train species how to behave when approached by a predator.
7 September 2017
Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico, United States
Broadcast TV Programs
The local tribe in the Pueblo of Santa Ana in New Mexico has been working on restoring their land for some time in order to maintain the health of the ecosystem and their culture. They've since expanded through collab...
Keith Anthony S. Fabro
2 May 2017
Rasa Island, Palawan, Philippines
The Philippine Cockatoo Conservation Program on Rasa Island has taken a multi-faceted approach to conservation - by employing former poachers to help protect the very species they once threatened. Through a combinatio...
27 April 2017
Richmond, Indiana, United States
As climate change, human encroachment, and habitat loss increasingly threaten the existence of numerous species around the world, some scientists are turning to a controversial and complex method to try and bring popu...
Alexis Marie Adams
21 November 2016
Patagonia, Arizona, United States
Threatened wildlife co-exists with poverty stricken communities who inhabit the Arizona-Mexico border region. Borderlands Restoration's conservation scientists are hoping to alleviate poverty while repairing the local...
28 June 2016
Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
Under 800 Words
The fate of the Southeast's longleaf pine forests, and the endangered woodpeckers that depend on them, is in jeopardy. Fort Bragg, a station of the US military, is trying to save their local environment.
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