Animal Conservation

Utah changes conservation permit program to improve revenue transparency

State wildlife officials granted six mountain goat permits under their conservation permit program in fiscal year 2021. A signed bill will make clearer where the proceeds from those auctions go. . (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Since the early 1980s, Utah wildlife officials have donated a […]

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native mammals are disappearing in northern Australia, but few people are watching

When Australia was settled by Europeans, about 180 species of mammals lived in the northern savannahs of the continent. The landscape teemed with animals, from microbats to rock-wallabies and northern quolls. Many of these mammals have not been found anywhere else on Earth. An unidentified account from the Normanton district in northwest Queensland, dating from […]

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Bezos Earth Fund adds new leadership to growing team

WASHINGTON, February 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Bezos Earth Fund announced the addition of new senior staff to support its mission to fight climate change, protect and restore nature, and promote environmental justice and economic opportunities. Cecilia Martinez joins this week as the newest addition to the Bezos Earth Fund’s leadership team as Senior […]

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New Bill Promotes Transparency in Wildlife Conservation Funding

Representative Casey Snider, a Republican from Paradise, is sponsoring legislation that will impact wildlife conservation in Utah. A bill, HB 78, would establish a wildlife conservation fund to better track money raised from hunting shows and raffles. “The best way I would describe it would be some sort of glass box. … The Wildlife Conservation […]

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Soaring gun sales yield record funds for conservation grants

BILLINGS, Mont. – Tax revenues from surging sales of firearms and ammunition in the United States have boosted funds for a federal conservation program to a record high in 2022, officials said Friday. Excise taxes on firearms, ammunition and archery equipment raised $1.1 billion to fund federal grants to states for wildlife conservation and hunter […]

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Nearly 100 Florida manatees die in first month of 2022, FWC reports

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Winter has continued to be harsh for the Florida West Indian manatee as the Unusual Mortality Event (UME) continues on the East Coast and water temperatures have cooled over the past few weeks. The Florida Wish and Wildlife Conservation Commission held an update on UME on Wednesday and reported that a […]

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In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor, study finds

Research has shown that culture exists in a myriad of animal species, enabling the sharing of information between generations, leading to instances of tool use, and potentially affecting the adaptability of animals to changes in their environment. In a new paper, scientists offer a step-by-step process for considering and protecting animal culture in conservation efforts. […]

Lions And Zoos

No Plane Ticket Required: Experience an African Sunset Safari in West Melbourne

This is a rare opportunity to be able to travel to Africa to observe firsthand its most spectacular wildlife basking in the glow of the summer sunset. But for residents of West Melbourne, this unique experience is made possible just around the corner from the house. Starting in January, the Werribee Open Range Zoo’s premier […]

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New California Wildlife Preserve gives animals room to roam – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Protected animals will have room to roam without the threat of invasive development thanks to a large new nature reserve. It creates a wildlife corridor connecting northern and southern California. The Randall Reservation covers over 112 square miles. Mountain lions, eagles, salamanders and other protected animals will have room to […]

Lions And Zoos

What to know after the tiger attack

A man was attacked by a tiger at the Naples Zoo in the Caribbean Gardens on Wednesday. He was seriously injured. According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, a member of a third-party cleaning service entered an unauthorized area near the tiger that was inside its enclosure. The man was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital […]

Animal Conservation

Kapil Sharma receives thanks from PETA for helping save abused elephant

In 2015, Kapil Sharma was named “Indian Person of the Year by PETA”. Kapil Sharma last year started a petition on change.org titled “Justice for our Voiceless Soul” to save elephants from abuse. News18.com Last update:December 26, 2021, 4:44 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently […]

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Calgary Zoo and Wilder Institute excited about future conservation efforts

Breadcrumb Links News Local news “We are contributing to greater conservation of wildlife all over the planet, which is exciting. And he’s based here in Calgary, which is an amazing thing for our community ‘ Author of the article: Stephanie Babych Whooping cranes pictured at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Center at the Calgary Zoo. Gavin […]

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“The idea was to keep nature, humans, animals on the same pedestal”: Sanjay Garg on his new collection “Sher Bagh”

Fashion designer Sanjay Garg was born in Sariska in Alwar where in 2005 all 17 tigers went extinct, as reported by a wildlife committee set up by the government of Rajasthan. The shocking incident, which has been called “the biggest wake-up call in the country’s conservation history,” left its mark on what Garg calls his […]

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Bobcat caught in a camera trap

Every month, Mongabay brings you a new episode of Candid Animal Cam, our show featuring animals captured in camera traps around the world and hosted by Romi Castagnino, our writer and conservation scientist. Camera traps bring you closer to the secret natural world and are an important conservation tool for studying wildlife. This month, we […]

African Reserves

A Week at Kruger – The Mother of All Safari

Being born and raised in the remote state of Assam in northeast India has its perks, especially when it comes to appreciating concepts like wilderness, mountains, conservation issues, etc. -National parks known as Kaziranga, Manas, Pobitora, etc…, accompanied by my father, who being an agricultural scientist frequently had to visit the remote hinterland of the […]

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Clever and nocturnal ninja that lashes out in the houses of the city | Print edition

By Kasun Warakapitiya Views) : Some inhabitants of the city and the suburbs are increasingly disturbed by the nocturnal activities of palm civets, which take refuge in their homes. The palm civet is a small mammal with a long, hairy tail and a pointed muzzle. There are times when residents seek help from local authorities, […]

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TC report can play a key role in migratory bird conservation / Public information service

GREENWICH, Connecticut – North America has lost three billion birds since 1970, and a new report shows how Connecticut, a major stopover for migrating birds, may play a role in reversing the trend. The Connecticut Audubon Society’s annual State of the Birds of Connecticut report features 37 species of birds in the state with rapidly […]

Lions And Zoos

Recycle Fairy Lights and Save Lions with Audubon Zoo’s New Conservation Program | Entertainment / Life

Recycled Christmas trees can be placed in bayous to protect the Louisiana coastline. Ribbons and bows can be reused on future gifts. But what happens to fairy lights that are dead at the end of the holiday season, or those that haven’t survived another year of storage in the attic? Audubon Zoo has initiated a […]

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CDFW News | Wildlife Conservation Board funds environmental improvement and acquisition projects

Wildlife Conservation Board funds environmental improvement and acquisition projects Photo of the Attiyeh Ranch Nacimiento River and rock outcrops by Kaila Dettman. At its quarterly meeting on November 18, 2021, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $ 25 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat across California. Some of […]

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Analysis: The Pact for Nature’s goal of protecting 30% of land and oceans is in balance

Global nature deal set to be concluded in China next May The key commitment is that nations protect 30% of land and seas by 2030 Nature-rich China and Southeast Asian countries among those yet to engage KUALA LUMPUR, November 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The central commitment of a new global pact on nature – […]

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One of the last two northern white rhinos in the world withdrawn from the breeding program

Scientists have decided to remove one of the world’s last two northern white rhinos from their assisted reproduction program, which is working to save the subspecies from extinction. BioRescue will no longer harvest eggs from 32-year-old Najin, making her daughter, Fatu, the sole supplier of reproductive material for the assisted reproduction program; the program has […]

Animal Conservation

Lavender fields forever on Heacham Conservation Day

The mid-term vacation was an opportunity to visit the Norfolk lavender fields at Heacham for a day of wildlife conservation. Wednesday’s conservation and activity day ran throughout the day and among the exotic visitors was a couple of porcupines. This fun and engaging family event aimed to promote conservation both locally and nationally. Norfolk Lavender […]

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The Duke Energy Foundation awards $ 170,000 in grants for environmental programs; three are in NKY

The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded $ 170,000 in grants to 14 organizations in northern Kentucky and southwestern Ohio to fund local wildlife conservation, healthy habitats, environmental projects, and environmental programs to help communities to protect their natural resources and mitigate the effects of climate change. This funding is a long-standing investment for the Duke […]

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Pakistan’s amphibians need more research and better protection – sciencedaily

Amphibians are bioindicators of ecosystem health and can also serve as a biological control of crop and forest pests. The first Herpetological Congress, held in 1989, presented alarming conclusions on the decline of amphibian populations. Currently, amphibians include the highest percentage of threatened species (> 40%), as well as the highest number of species for […]

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Elephant kills South African man in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools – Boston News, Weather, Sports

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) – A 71-year-old South African tourist was trampled to death by an elephant “in sight” of his son in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, the parks agency said Thursday. country, days after another fatal elephant encounter occurred in a separate park. A “helpless” elephant this week indicted the tourist and her 41-year-old […]

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Group of experts to study project of body to raise funds for conservation | India News

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of the Environment will form a committee to consider a proposal to establish a national foundation to mobilize resources from various sources, including private entities, for funding wildlife conservation activities. The decision in this direction was taken at the last meeting of the Standing Committee of the National Wildlife Council (NBWL). […]

Lions And Zoos

Lanterns are back brighter than ever at Chester Zoo for Christmas 2021

Chester Zoo has unveiled plans for its winter celebration, The Lanterns. Now in its tenth year, visitors to the event have the unique opportunity to experience the zoo after hours of work on a trail in the dark – taking them through spectacular illuminations and colorful lanterns, meeting enchanting costumed characters along the way. Among […]

Animal Conservation

As biodiversity loss and climate change deplete WDFW’s resources, Commission examines what conservation means

In mid-September, a subset of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife commission addressed a deceptive and existential question: What does conservation mean? “We use the word conservation in our strategic plan,” said Barbara Baker, vice-chair of the commission at the Big Tent committee meeting. “But the term is never defined. As we all know, […]

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KEN PERROTE: Ammunition taxes help fund conservation efforts | Local

BY KEN PERROTE FOR THE FREE LANCE-STAR RECREATIONAL shooters and millions of new gun owners in the United States are increasingly paying for wildlife conservation, according to Mark Oliva, director of public affairs for the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Most state-level fishing and wildlife agencies – Virginia, in particular – are primarily funded by money […]

Animal Conservation

Lwiro Primate Rehabilitation Center aims to raise funds within 24 hours for more than 100 rescued chimpanzees

Donation day for monkeys is an annual global day of donation to qualified sanctuaries and rescue centers providing rehabilitative or long-term care to monkeys throughout Africa, Asia and North America. Lwiro is a non-profit organization and the only chimpanzee sanctuary in eastern DRC. All funds raised through the Giving Day for Apes campaign will help […]

Animal Conservation

“Human stress is the main cause of the extinction of wildlife”

Population growth and harmful human activities have placed enormous pressure on the functioning of natural ecosystems and the wildlife that thrive in them. As this stress crosses the tolerance threshold, the balance of the ecosystem is disturbed and the fauna decreases in increased numbers, eventually leading to their extinction. Murder for the illegal trade of […]

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The public is invited to comment on the draft Environmental Impact Statement of the Thurston County Habitat Conservation Plan

Submitted by County of Thurston TThe hurston county government’s plan to locally manage three federally protected Mazama waffle subspecies and other federally protected species is nearing finalization. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and Thurston County have completed an environmental report on the Thurston County Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). The publication of this draft […]

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Trust for Public Land purchases historic 540-acre ranch in San Benito County

The goal of the partnership is to protect an important wildlife corridor, support cattle ranching, provide historical and Indigenous interpretive activities, and mitigate climate impacts. Information provided by The Trust for Public Land The public land trust announced its acquisition of part of the iconic and historic Nyland property located across Highway 156 from the […]

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Meet the young woman who takes on the illegal wildlife trade

Trang Nguyen, the 31-year-old Vietnamese founder and executive director of WildAct, travels the world as wildlife conservation scientist. Vietnam has emerged as one of the world’s hotspots for the illegal wildlife trade, with some of the world’s most endangered species, such as the pangolin, tiger, and elephant, being targeted. Vietnam has been at the center […]

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Marines and Wildlife Service work to save Gnatcatcher

CAMP PENDLETON – The US Fish and Wildlife Service and United States Marine Corps facilities west of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton have developed a Recovery Credit System (RCS) for the Gnatcatcher. California (Polioptila californica californica) threatened by the federal government on non-federal lands in southern California. The Service classified the Gnatcatcher as Threatened in […]

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Whitefish videographer documents efforts to save northern white rhino

Jeff Hyer’s recent trip to Kenya inspired him to tell the story of the northern white rhinos. He visited the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where he had the opportunity to meet the world’s last two northern white rhinos – Najin and Fatu. Living under guard to protect against the threat of poachers, scientists are working diligently […]

Animal Conservation

Ex-cricketer Yusuf Pathan visits wildlife care center – SOS tusker

Agra Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan visited Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital and Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura on Saturday to raise awareness of the plight of captive elephants. Returning for the third time, the cricketer star and animal enthusiast spent time interacting with Wildlife SOS staff over lunch before moving to the Elephant Hospital […]

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The Sordid History of the Captive Elephant Industry and the Legitimization of Wildlife Crime – Groundviews

Photo courtesy of Nation Today Shortly after the dust settled in the wake of the government’s long war on Tamil separatism and terror, news leaked about the abduction of baby elephants from the wild. Some national parks in drylands and other wilderness areas that were home to herds of wild elephants had been targeted by […]

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International hunting enables communities in Botswana to improve wildlife conservation

The Chronicle Emmanuel Koro Botswana’s hunting communities in the wildlife-rich Chobe District decided to further improve wildlife and habitat conservation as well as community development, using the millions they have earned through the international hunting this season. Interviews with representatives of two hunting communities in Chobe District this month provided insight into how international hunting […]

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Conserving wildlife in Africa … a conservation success impossible without international hunting

Emmanuel Koro Why should rural African communities coexisting with wildlife and receiving no benefit from it care about the conservation of wildlife that damages their crops, kills their livestock, their loved ones and destroys their property? This is the key wildlife conservation question that all African states had to answer when they took over from […]

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How Indian Photographers Are Actively Raising Conservation Awareness By Teaching Young People the Art of Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photography requires an understanding of animal behavior outside of photographic skills. Wildlife photography is generally considered to be one of the most challenging and rewarding genres due to the dynamic nature of the subject. It is based on chance and every brilliant move has a thousand wasted possibilities behind it. These Indian wildlife photographers […]

Animal Conservation

Bird lovers save eastern darter near lake Ameenpur

Sangareddy: Members of the Animal Warriors Conservation Society (AWCS) rescued a eastern darter (Anhinga melanogaster) that became entangled in discarded threads and released it safely to Lake Ameenpur in Sangareddy district. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has classified the beautiful bird as near threatened. Since the Ameenpur Peddacheruvu, which has been […]

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Crunchy’s birthday occasion to celebrate conservation – Bundaberg Now

Bite into the quoll at Alexandra Park Zoo Crunchy the spotted-tailed quoll celebrated its third birthday at the Alexandra Park Zoo this week, with the unique opportunity to see the native animal providing even more reason to celebrate. The status of the quoll species in Queensland changed from Vulnerable to Endangered under the Nature Conservation […]

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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attend event hosted by wildlife conservation charity

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attended a lavish 280-guest event that raises funds for a conservation charity founded by Camilla’s late brother Mark Shand. Prince Charles, 72, and Camilla, 73, stepped out of the ‘Starry Night in the Nilgiri Hills’ organized by the Elephant family today at Lancaster House in London. At […]

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What it means to be wild

In 1985, biologist Michael Soulé introduced the burgeoning field of conservation biology, a scientific response to the planet’s many ecological disturbances. Its purpose, he writes, was to support efforts to “conserve biological diversity”. He also stated several core values ​​to guide the emerging discipline; chief among them: Biodiversity has intrinsic value. Soulé also stressed that […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Announces New $ 10,000 Prize for the Florida Python Challenge

The prize will be awarded to the participant who removes the most pythons The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the South Florida Water Management District and the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida are pleased to announce a new Ultimate Grand Prize of $ 10,000 exclusive to the Florida Python Challenge 2021 thanks […]

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This Metro Vancouver animal looks exactly like a beaver

Have you ever seen a little beaver somewhere in Metro Vancouver? If you haven’t looked closely, it might not have been a beaver. Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus) look surprisingly similar to beavers, although smaller and with some notable differences. Megan Manes, a public environment educator at the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES), recounts Vancouver is awesome […]

African Reserves

Elephant march in Yunnan sparks debate over human-animal conflict

As the mystery envelops a herd of elephants continuing their unusual journey through southwest China’s Yunnan Province, deviating from the traditional migration route, conservationists believe a series of unresolved issues have could force the defenders to leave their main habitat. The group left Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in March. He traveled more than 500 kilometers […]

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Sea animals and dead birds washed ashore in Sri Lanka after cargo ship fire, South Asia News

Sri Lankan government officials said the bodies of more than 10 turtles, a dolphin, fish and birds washed up on the country’s beaches after the container ship X-Press Pearl burned. In a statement released on Sunday, officials from the Department of Wildlife Conservation said an investigation was underway to determine the cause of death of […]

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EcoGuardians: Vivek Menon on the establishment of the Wildlife Trust of India, the current state of India’s wildlife and more | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

In 1998, a three-member group led the initiative to protect and conserve India’s rapidly declining wildlife. This renowned organization became known as the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and reached great heights in the field of wildlife conservation under the leadership of Vivek Menon. Over the course of its more than 30-year journey, Vivek has […]

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BSP MP calls for arrest of Randeep Hooda after 9-year comment against Mayawati party leader

BSP (Bahujan Samaj) Party leader and provincial deputy Umashankar Singh on Saturday demanded the immediate arrest of Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda for his alleged reprehensible comments against the Mayawati party leader. This latest development comes after a redesign of a music video of Randeep Hooda making the remarks 8 years ago. The BSP MP demanded […]

African Reserves

Adopting cryptocurrency to protect South Africa’s endangered animals

In South Africa, the government and private conservation entities have grappled with the unprecedented rate of animal poaching, which has led to the classification of some of them as endangered species. Of the approximately 29,000 rhinos in the world, 80% are found in South Africa, making it a key country in rhino conservation efforts. But […]

Animal Conservation

Disney releases 4 rehabilitated green sea turtles after months of intensive care – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla .– After months of specialist care, Disney Conservation Team Wildlife released four rehabilitated green sea turtles near Disney’s Vero Beach Resort earlier this week. The turtles received specialist care at The Seas with Nemo & Friends at Epcot. The turtles, which ranged in size from 6.5 pounds to 10 pounds, were rescued […]

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Environmental DNA – How a tool used to detect endangered wildlife ended up helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Imagine discovering that an animal species that you thought was extinct was still alive – without looking at it. This was the case with the Brazilian frog species. Megaelosia bocainensis, whose complete disappearance in 1968 led scientists to believe it was extinct. But thanks to a new genetic detection technique, it was rediscovered in 2020. […]