Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

King Penguins have a stronghold on Macquarie Island, between Australia and Antarctica.

Australia draws up plans for marine reserve the size of Germany

The Australian government intends to designate a marine reserve in the Southern Ocean the size of Germany, bolstering protections for millions of penguins and seals near Macquarie Island. Tanya Plibersek, the environment minister, stated that the government intends to increase the extent of the Read More...

Trail with steps in urban forest

The Ivory Coast is building a wall to protect nature reserve from pollution

The world’s second-biggest urban park is located in the city of Abidjan on the Ivory Coast. Though the Banco National Park provides valuable ecosystem services to the city, the park has been suffering from pollution and illegal tree felling in recent years. In a bid to help protect the natural Read More...

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Chernobyl continues to be an unexpected wildlife sanctuary

A couple of years ago, The Optimist Daily wrote about a surprisingly positive outcome of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in northern Ukraine— the rewilding of the territory. As an update, we are happy to report that endangered animals are still thriving there, including the Przewalski’s Read More...