Figures released by the Woodland Trust show 1,064 ancient woodlands to be at risk of damage or destruction – the highest number since it started compiling the data in 1999. It is thought that this is just tip of the iceberg, as there may well be others it has not been notified of. Of these […]
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.
Have you ever considered travelling around the world to volunteer with wildlife? Well you can! There are currently 173 opportunities in the world where you can participate in wildlife conservation projects. Wildlife conservation abroad is an incredible opportunity to help animals that are threatened by habitat loss and human influences. These locations offer the chance […]
The LA Times reported Save the Redwoods League raised nearly $16 million — more than half of it in four months — to close a deal for 530 acres of the Alder Creek Grove of giant sequoias. The century-old conservation group took title to the Sierra Nevada property on Dec. 30, realizing a long-held dream of […]
“Ravenous wild goats ruled this island for over a century. Now, it’s being reborn.” Michael Hingston (National Geographic, Science) writes about Redonda—an island belonging to Antigua—and its recovery process after the removal on invasive species. He writes, “The rocky island of Redonda, once stripped of its flora and fauna by invasive species, makes an astonishingly […]
Australia Braces for “Blast Furnace” as Heat & Winds Fuel Wildfires JAN 03, 2020 Australia is bracing for what is expected to be the worst weekend yet in an already devastating climate-fueled wildfire season that has ravaged the southeastern part of the country, killed at least 18 people and nearly half a billion animals, and […]
Photo: Eric Vanderduys/Stop Adani [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr. The black-throated finch has been voted “bird of the year.” In Australia for 2019, helping draw attention to the species’ decline as human activities increasingly threaten its habitat. The finch’s victory was reportedly driven by support from conservationists, who connected its plight to deforestation and bushfires in Australia, […]