Many witnesses of poaching or other wildlife crimes remain silent, fearing retribution. An anonymous whistlebower platform aims to change that. The WildLeaks project is turning information into action on the ground.
Dumbo the lovable elephant, Baloo the easy-going bear or Timon the wisecracking meerkat – attributing human features and traits to fictional animals is not new. But can it help in the conservation of real species?
The Morpho amathonte lives exclusively in Latin America. Here, Edgar Corales tries to make the insect breed. But the beautiful butterfly does not make it easy for him.
Usually elephants need vast amounts of water and food - but there are some herds that live in the Namib Desert. Nestor Nghuunduka, who works there as a tour guide, tells us why he's fascinated by the giant animals.
Global Ideas asks people around the globe about their favorite species. Danny Rueda who works in the Galapagos National Park off the Ecuadorian mainland opts for the region’s star attraction - the giant tortoise.
Global Ideas asks people around the globe about their favorite species. Tour guide Tigistu Tilahun from Ethiopia is a big fan of the crane, a common and elegant migratory bird to the country’s Lake Tana.
Is it okay to kill a rhino to save its species? American hunters say it makes perfect sense, but they’ve sparked a vicious war of words on the internet that has conservationists caught in its crossfire.
More than 50 years after the Oscar-winning film “Serengeti Shall not Die” shed light on the risks facing the national park, the problems have worsened. Climate change, poaching and population growth pose new threats.
After rolling up their sleeves to delve into the genetic secrets of dozens of bird species, 200 scientists discovered relationships they were not expecting.
International research that took place over more than six years has finally estimated the amount of plastic garbage floating in our oceans. The weight of the trash is equivalent to 2,150 adult blue whales.
Your discarded computer battery might have more than enough power to lead a second useful life.
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