Preparing for A Rhino Rescue Mission

This blog post was originally published by Sumatran Rhino Rescue.  In the dense tropical forests of Sumatra, four teams of conservationists comb through sections of forest looking for subtle, but distinct signs of some of the rarest animals on the planet. Their trained eyes are looking for twisted branches, footprints with three toes, or fresh […]

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The planet healed during the lockdown. Now, researchers want to track wildlife changes during the “anthropause”

A group of researchers has launched a project to track wildlife before, during, and after the coronavirus lockdown, hoping to study what they call the “anthropause” –- the slowdown in human activity amid the pandemic that has likely had a profound effect on other species. Measuring that impact will reveal the many ways in which […]

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Scotland to ban mass culling of mountain hares

Gamekeepers and grouse moor managers will be banned from mass culling mountain hares after Scottish ministers bowed to intense pressure from conservationists. The Scottish parliament voted on Wednesday night to give mountain hares special protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, which will make it an offence to intentionally or recklessly kill or injure the […]

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