Today’s Solutions: May 28, 2024

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Scientists astonished to find 700 new species in Cambodia's mysterious mangroves

Embark on a journey to discover the hidden riches concealed beneath Cambodia's mangrove forests, where nature thrives against the backdrop of endangered landscapes. A pioneering biodiversity assessment done in the Peam Krasop sanctuary and Koh Kapik Ramsar reserve revealed a breathtaking tapestry Read More...

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Conservation project brings platypus back to Australia's oldest national park

In a historic conservation project, the platypus, a one-of-a-kind mammal found only in Australia, has been successfully reintroduced to the country’s oldest national park located just south of Sydney. Four female platypuses were released into the Royal National Park, which was founded in 1879 and Read More...

Cute cheetah cub in Masai Mara

Cheetah cubs born in India for the first time in over 70 years

Four cheetah cubs have been born in India, more than 70 years after the creatures were declared legally extinct in the country. The announcement was made by India's environment minister, who described it as a "momentous event." For decades, the nation has attempted to reintroduce big cats, Read More...

World’s most endangered wolf

World’s most endangered wolf gives birth at Rhode Island zoo

A Rhode Island zoo recently announced the rare birth of an endangered red wolf, bringing new hope for the species’ survival. The red wolf is the world’s most endangered canid, which is why the birth of the pup, on May 5th, is such a remarkable conservation moment. Only about 15-20 red wolves Read More...

Ivory-billed woodpecker

Formerly "extinct" woodpecker still alive and pecking in Louisiana forests

Last year, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FSW) declared the ivory-billed woodpecker extinct. That, however, proved to be a premature move. That’s according to a team of researchers, bringing a new glimmer of hope for the bird’s existential status after reporting the woodpecker alive and Read More...

Baby Black Rhinocerous

Zimbabwe's endangered black rhinos are finally making a comeback

Rhinoceros populations are beginning to recover in the species' native Zimbabwe, indicating that conservation efforts are bearing fruit, according to animal conservationists. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Species Survival Commission's African Rhino Specialist Read More...

Blue-throated macaw against a blue sky

Bolivia’s blue-throated macaws are making a macaw-m back

Blue-throated macaws were thought to have died out in the wild, but over the past few years, more than 100 of them have hatched in nesting boxes in Bolivia. Rainforest Trust has been working with local partners to protect and grow these birds' habitats so they don't go Read More...

Red Panda in trees

Birth of endangered red panda cub is a “symbol of hope” for the species

Since Disney Pixar released the animated feature film Turning Red earlier this year, interest in red pandas has blossomed. This is excellent news for the species since they're classed as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s red list. Currently, fewer than 2,500 Read More...

Giant tortoise munching on leaves

Giant tortoise believed extinct for 100 years is actually alive

We previously shared a story about a family finding their pet tortoise alive and well in their attic after it had been missing for over 30 years. Now prepare for an equally endearing tortoise comeback story. Considered extinct for more than a century, a giant tortoise is actually alive in the Read More...

Tuna School

“Blue Corridors”: using science and animal instinct to save fish populations

We’ve all marveled at the intrepid salmon swimming against the current, up waterfalls, and avoiding predators to return to its native spawning grounds, or at least we’ve all seen it on a nature show. This behavior is called philopatry, an animal’s tendency to return to its area of birth, and Read More...