Category: Conservation Stories
It’s important to acknowledge the differences between environmental struggles around the world to value the contributions of all activists towards finding solutions
New research contends that Norwegian wildlife management is not good enough to address what happens to forests in the wake of wild moose
In “Giants of the Monsoon Forest,” Jacob Shell explores the ancient, mutually beneficial alliance between Asian elephants and their human neighbors.
In 1957, the world watched in wonder as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into outer space. Despite Cold War anxieties, The New York Times admitted that space exploration ‘represented a step toward escape from man’s imprisonment to Earth and its thin envelope of atmosphere’.
Villages across India’s Maharashtra state are working together to get themselves through worsening droughts
Many scientists believe that halting global warming at 1.5°C will require us to invent Negative Emission Technologies – machines that can suck climate warming gases like carbon dioxide (CO₂) from the air. But such technology already exists and has done for over two billion years.
Social and economic changes in Africa are being driven by increasing prosperity and heavy foreign investment. Money has been poured into activities such as road building, forestry expansion, livestock intensification and increasing urbanisation. All have increased pressure on the continent’s environment.
Elephants have long captivated our attention, partly because of their sheer size and majesty. But we’re also struck by their complex behaviour. In some ways, we’re fascinated because this behaviour echoes our most humane feelings. For instance, elephants have repeatedly been observed using tools and grieving their dead.
Khonoma village in the Indian state of Nagaland is spearheading community-led conservation in the nation