News tagged with conservation

Related topics:

Ecology on the wing

Drones have been flying over the Ugalla Forest in Western Tanzania. Far from being part of a military operation, these drones are being used to map chimpanzee habitat as part of an international research collaboration.

dateSep 21, 2015 in Engineering
shares22 comments 0

Saving the last groups of wild Sumatran rhinoceros

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Indonesia Program carried out an island-wide survey of the last wild population of Sumatran rhinoceros, and now recommend ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in Ecology
shares102 comments 0

Sea turtles set new nesting records in US

Sea turtle experts along the southeastern U.S. coast say new nesting numbers reinforce their belief that loggerhead sea turtles are making a comeback after 37 years of protection as a threatened species under the federal ...

dateSep 07, 2015 in Ecology
shares71 comments 0

Top ten bird species surviving thanks to zoos

The African penguin, the Chinese Blue-crowned laughing thrush and the Ecuador Amazon parrot are among species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report co-ordinated by a conservation biologist ...

dateAug 20, 2015 in Ecology
shares1827 comments 0