Animal Conservation

Environmental DNA – How a tool used to detect endangered wildlife ended up helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Imagine discovering that an animal species that you thought was extinct was still alive – without looking at it. This was the case with the Brazilian frog species. Megaelosia bocainensis, whose complete disappearance in 1968 led scientists to believe it was extinct. But thanks to a new genetic detection technique, it was rediscovered in 2020. […]

Animal Conservation

Open Farm commits to achieving ambitious science-based decarbonization goals to reduce its carbon footprint by 2030

With sustainability and transparency at its core, Open Farm is embarking on a progressive journey to dramatically reduce the brand’s carbon footprint by 2030. Starting with a commitment to offset emissions from direct operations and manufacturing company, Open Farm will launch and work towards an ambitious science of targets based on the reduction of their […]

Animal Conservation

The Colombian cowboy defending a feline enemy | International Concepts | DW

Herding has an extended historical past in Casanare, Colombia, and the Barragan household is without doubt one of the oldest Llanero or cattle ranchers within the area. They elevate cattle, combating them on horseback, on a 17,000 hectare (42,008 acre) farm. Casanare and the land round Barragan’s ranch are additionally dwelling to jaguars. Massive cats […]

Animal Conservation

Conservation group launches authorized combat to guard Australia’s unburned landscapes

WWF is preventing to guard six key landscapes that present refuge for endangered plant and animal species following the catastrophic bushfires of 2019-2020 A authorized fund to assist communities shield pockets of unburned land from improvement tasks will set a robust precedent for conserving fragile environments sooner or later, conservationists say. World Wildlife Fund Australia […]