Reintroducing sea otters can be beneficial to marine ecosystems

Reintroducing sea otters can be beneficial to marine ecosystems

According to a recent analysis, returning sea otters to the Oregon coast is viable and beneficial to the state’s marine ecosystem if optimum reintroduction policies are followed. However, the voracious appetites of sea otters for particular crustaceans may have “insignificant” effects on local fisheries. Sea otters have a disproportionate impact on the ecosystems in which […]

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Study Reveals 1,470 Jaguars Killed or Displaced in Brazilian Amazon

Study Reveals 1,470 Jaguars Killed or Displaced in Brazilian Amazon

A Panthera study revealed that a staggering 1,470 jaguars in the Brazilian Amazon are estimated to have been killed or displaced. All between 2016 to 2019 from forest fires and deforestation. Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, along with other institutes, assessed the jaguar population based on a satellite imagery database. This assessment led […]

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Alaskan tribes, activists and businesses sue to save America’s biggest national forest

Alaskan tribes, activists and businesses sue to save America’s biggest national forest

A coalition of Alaskan native tribes, conservation groups and small businesses have filed a lawsuit in an effort to save America’s largest national forest by overturning one of the Trump administration’s most contentious environmental rollbacks. Protection for the Tongass national forest in Alaska, one of the world’s last intact temperate rainforests, which plays a crucial […]

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Brazil’s blue macaws, golden lion tamarins back in traffickers’ sights

Brazil’s blue macaws, golden lion tamarins back in traffickers’ sights

Experts at two of Brazil’s leading wildlife conservation bodies are on high alert following a spate of seizures of hyacinth macaws and golden lion tamarins from alleged traffickers in recent years. The illegal wildlife trade was what drove the hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), the world’s biggest flying parrot species, and the golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus […]

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‘Everyone is outraged and sad’: Canada shocked by killing of rare white moose

‘Everyone is outraged and sad’: Canada shocked by killing of rare white moose

The killing of a rare “spirit” moose in Canada has shocked residents of a northern Ontario community and prompted one First Nations man to offer a reward to anyone who can help officials apprehend the suspected poachers. Residents around the city of Timmins have long swapped stories of a ghostly white moose population occasionally spotted […]

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