Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

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Researchers want to reintroduce jaguars to the American Southwest

The successful reintroduction of native bison and wolves in the US has been so environmentally beneficial that researchers are looking into other once-plentiful species that could be used to restore ecological balance. The latest effort is one to reintroduce the jaguar to the Read More...

Farmers devise plan to reintro

Farmers devise plan to reintroduce the white-tailed eagle to Norfolk

After the successful reintroduction of the majestic white-tailed eagle in Scotland and on the Isle of Wright, efforts have now begun to reintroduce Britain’s biggest raptor to Norfolk in an unprecedented rewilding project led by farmers. While the previous reintroduction efforts were conducted Read More...

Rare heath butterfly reintrodu

Rare heath butterfly reintroduced back into the wild after 150 years

Here at the Optimist Daily, we love inspiring conservation stories involving species that return back to the places they once belonged to. Today, we have the heath butterfly as the protagonist of the latest of such comeback stories. The heath butterfly — known as the “Manchester argus” — Read More...

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Escaped beavers have brought quantifiable benefits to English rivers

In 2013, a group of beavers that had escaped from captivity were found living wild along a river in Devon, England. When plans to exterminate the animals were greeted by a popular outcry, the government agreed to a scientific trial to measure the environmental impact of the beavers, with the funds Read More...