Today’s Solutions: April 14, 2024

Four years ago, the population of grey-crowned cranes was just 487, but thanks to conservation efforts in Rwanda, that number has nearly doubled to 881. A majority of this conservation credit goes to the Umusambi Village, a Kigali-based bird sanctuary run by rescue organization Nsengimana.

In Rwanda, the ornate birds, with their yellow crown of feathers and black and red throat pouch, are seen as a symbol of wealth and status and are often captured to keep as pets or hunted for sport. The organization has rescued more than 200 cranes from captivity over the years. Although some are never healthy enough to return to the wild, most are released into protected forests after recovering at the sanctuary.

Solutions News Source Print this article
More of Today's Solutions

Americans are finally starting to embrace the bidet

Bidet sales are up in America! Editorial confession: We’ve been hoping to write something like that for a long time. If you don’t know ...

Read More

A guide to the bugs eating your garden plants

The summer garden season is in full swing, but finding crawling critters and hole-filled leaves among your delicious produce can dampen your harvest season. ...

Read More

There’s something fishy about this biodegradable plastic

It’s no secret that plastic is not a friend to our environment. Commonly used types of plastic, like polyurethane, are made from non-renewable crude ...

Read More

A new approach to treating brain aneurysms

A brain aneurysm is defined as a weakness in a blood vessel. This area then becomes susceptible to filling with blood and creating a ...

Read More