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Nepal Tests Fencing Approach to Protect Farms and Elephants

  When an Elephant Comes Knocking: A new approach to selective elephant fencing is being tested in Nepal. “We are not angry with the elephant and...

Rainforest Conservation May Be Aimed at The Wrong Places, Study Finds

  As the earth gets warmer, nations are putting their hope in tropical rainforests. Located along the equatorial belt of the planet, scientists estimate tropical...

Connectivity and Coexistence Key to Orangutan Survival on Croplands

  Scientists are finding that orangutans can utilize some human-disturbed croplands, including mature oil palm plantations — just so long as human-orangutan conflicts are prevented. Critically...

New Genus Created for Arboreal Toads in Indonesia

  The genus was created to fit two new species researchers described in the Southeast Asian country. A group of researchers in Indonesia has created a...

Researchers Say Advanced Statistical Models Can Make Traditional Wildlife Surveys More Reliable

  New research that takes a look at the reliability of traditional survey methods finds that there are ways to improve how wildlife populations are...

Great Apes in Asian Circus-Style Shows on Rise — So is Trafficking

  Chinese and Thai animal attractions increasingly force young chimpanzees and orangutans — many illegally wild-caught — to perform for visitors. fter 146 years of operation,...

Bordering Extinction: Can Technology Offer Ecologically-Sound Alternatives to The Proposed U.S.-Mexico Wall?

  Technology offers alternatives to the impermeable, concrete border wall proposed by the Trump Administration without blocking the natural movements of wildlife. It has been several...

Rare Barking Deer Photographed in Vietnam

  Camera trap survey has photographed the critically endangered giant barking deer in Lang Biang Biosphere Reserve in south-central Vietnam. The extremely rare giant muntjac is...

Governments Must Do More to Help Companies End Deforestation in Commodities Supply Chains, Companies...

  As commitments to clean up commodities supply chains, often referred to as Zero Deforestation Commitments, have proliferated, they’ve also been the subject of much...

One-Horned Rhino Killed By Poachers in Nepal

  An investigation is underway after Chitwan Park’s first rhino poaching incident in nearly three years. Investigations are underway to locate the poachers responsible for killing...
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