The role of zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in conservation and education

The role of zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in conservation and education

Recently, we’ve seen a significant shift in the importance of educating people about animal conservation in wildlife sanctuaries and zoos. Educating the public is necessary to avoid animal extinction. Moreover, zoos and wildlife sanctuaries serve as an educational platform for visitors and where animals get to live in the most natural environment possible. It helps […]

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Farmers Were Organized to Collect Eggs of Endangered Wildfowl, Which is Saving a Species in Australia

Farmers Were Organized to Collect Eggs of Endangered Wildfowl, Which is Saving a Species in Australia

There are 25,000 Malleefowl left in Australia, but only 2,800 in the densely-populated state of New South Wales. But an unlikely group of heroes are stepping up to be the rescuers of these endangered birds: farmers. Whatever natural balance existed in the ecosystem that these ground-nesting birds evolved into, the presence of feral cats and […]

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Petition: Urge Congress to Protect the Endangered Species Act

Petition: Urge Congress to Protect the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is a cornerstone of American environmental policy. It has saved countless species from the brink of extinction, and has the added bonus of protecting entire ecosystems from pollution or industrial development. It’s responsible for many success stories, such as protecting the American bald eagle and helping its populations recover after […]

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US government is funding kills of endangered animals, activists say

US government is funding kills of endangered animals, activists say

The US federal government has been accused of simultaneously paying to protect endangered species while funding state-organized hunts of large, endangered predators, like gray wolves and grizzly bears, that increase the likelihood of their extinction. A coalition of more than 35 animal welfare and Indigenous groups in late 2021 formally petitioned the US Department of […]

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Scientists show how fires along waterways in Australia’s tropical savanna threaten endangered birds

Scientists show how fires along waterways in Australia’s tropical savanna threaten endangered birds

Fires in riparian zones within the tropical savannas of northern Australia affect the breeding success and survival of endangered, purple-crowned fairy-wrens. Wildfires are becoming more common and more destructive as a result of climate change. Australian land managers in the highly flammable tropical monsoonal savannas often employ fire management as a strategy for conservation and […]

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Former Industrial Wasteland Becomes New Nature Reserve in England

Former Industrial Wasteland Becomes New Nature Reserve in England

A former industrial wasteland in Manchester, England, has officially been designated an 1,824-acre nature reserve that will provide 300,000 locals with access to nature, a press release from Natural England and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs said. The Flashes of Wigan and Leigh will become one of England’s most extensive urban nature […]

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