Mexico announces water reserves that will guarantee water supplies for the next 50 years for 45 million people, as well as some of the country’s most biodiverse ecosystems and globally important wetland protected areas.
This month marks one year since the United States confirmed it was pulling out of the Paris Agreement. But across the country, national leaders and citizens continue to drive climate action and ensure the nation fulfills its emissions targets set by the accord.
Results from a new survey show mountain gorilla numbers are growing in the Virunga Massif. The critically endangered animals were once expected to be extinct by the end of the twentieth century, but there is hope the population will continue to grow due to conservation efforts.
The tiny Bolivian town of Versalles, nestled along the Iténez River, is home to one of the largest river turtle hatcheries in the Amazon. Community efforts have helped to increase turtle numbers, but the species remains vulnerable to threats far beyond the community’s control.
It’s one of the easiest things you can do to help save the world’s forests. Look for the label that says FSC® when you buy paper towels, tissues, furniture or any other products that come from forests.
The Land of the Leopard National Park is the core area for the Amur leopard. New images documented 84 adult cats and 19 cubs inside the park. This is a significant increase since a 2000 census recorded just 30 cats, and a 2015 survey numbered only 70.
While residents of Sikkim honor the endangered red panda, they also understand the species is under a growing threat. Climate change is impacting species across the globe and red pandas—with less than 10,000 left in the wild—are not immune.