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123 baby giant tortoises stolen from Galápagos breeding center

Authorities in Ecuador...
8 000 people benefit from clean drinking water through Shoprite's PlayPumps

Shoprite Group leads SA retailers in addressing climate change and water...

The Shoprite Group has cemented its position as South Africa’s top-rated retailer for corporate disclosure, transparency and performance on climate change and water security. Africa’s...
Vaping and smoking drive environmental harm from farm to fingertip

Vaping and smoking drive environmental harm from farm to fingertip

Electronic cigarettes heavily marketed via single-use flavored products are increasingly popular. These products require disposal of large amounts of hazardous waste, including huge quantities...
How effective are giant funding pledges by major conservation donors?

How effective are giant funding pledges by major conservation donors?

Big-name conservation philanthropy is having a moment, but does the news cycle adequately capture the nuances required when huge new pledges of funding by...
Top mangrove news of 2022

Top mangrove news of 2022

Mangroves are unique forests adapted to live along the coasts in mostly tropical and subtropical areas of the world.Mangroves are in danger as they...
Nepali experts question rhino relocation within park for population balance

Nepali experts question rhino relocation within park for population balance

Nepal’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation relocated five one-horned rhinos from Chitwan National Park’s western region to its eastern side on March...
Cameras capture abundance of life in a Himalayan refuge

Cameras capture abundance of life in a Himalayan refuge

Camera traps have captured tigers roaming at an elevation of 3,165 meters (10,384 feet) in eastern Nepal’s lower Himalayas — the highest they’ve ever...
New FPIC guide designed to help protect Indigenous rights as mineral mining booms

New FPIC guide designed to help protect Indigenous rights as mineral...

In the face of growing demand for critical minerals, Indigenous organizations developed a guide to help Indigenous communities implement their free, prior and informed...
For Tanzania’s traditional beekeepers, modern hives just don’t buzz

For Tanzania’s traditional beekeepers, modern hives just don’t buzz

Tanzanian beekeepers prefer traditional log beehives to modern hanging frame beehives, says a new study.Traditional beehives have a negative impact on surrounding woodlands in...