Can Jaguars’ Unique Biology Help It Survive On Our Over-Populated Planet? — Longreads

By avoiding confrontations with humans, and using water and edge-lands, jaguars might be ideally suited to surviving the modern world. via Can the Jaguars’ Unique Biology Help It Survive On Our Over-Populated Planet? — Longreads Continue reading Can Jaguars’ Unique Biology Help It Survive On Our Over-Populated Planet? — Longreads

Project Extraordinary making sustainability sexy

Project Extraordinary – the first global programme that empowers brands to make sustainability sexy – will announce the winner of its short-form video competition next month. The first award from the Extraordinary Awards, a global competition for the advertising and creative industry to use their creative powers for good, is for Best Visual Concept. The challenge invites creative minds globally to develop a short-form video concept … Continue reading Project Extraordinary making sustainability sexy

Young Latin American females awarded for nature conservation campaigning

Two young Latin American females have been awarded the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International President’s Youth award for their contributions to nature conservation. Nina Gualinga, a 24-year-old woman leader of the Indigenous Kichwa community of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorean Amazon, received the award for her active participation in Indigenous resistance to defend their territory from the state and transnational extractive companies. Twelve-year-old Belize native, Madison Pearl … Continue reading Young Latin American females awarded for nature conservation campaigning

National Plant Monitoring Scheme calls for volunteers in the UK to help record plants

A plant monitoring scheme in the UK, the first of its kind, is calling on volunteers across the country to visit a kilometre square local to them twice a year and record the plants they find. Plants are the foundation of habitats and ecosystems, but currently there is not a good measure of changes in plant populations across the country. The National Plant Monitoring Scheme (NPMS) … Continue reading National Plant Monitoring Scheme calls for volunteers in the UK to help record plants

Fish-friendly Wine: Northern California creating a habitat for grapes and fish to thrive together

Northern California is famed for its wineries and producing wines that are sold worldwide. The region is also said to be the most valuable agricultural land in all of North America, and is rich in biodiversity. The Napa, Russian, and Navarro rivers and Sonoma Creek define the landscape where grape farmers use these waterways to produce the wines the region is famous for, and iconic fish species … Continue reading Fish-friendly Wine: Northern California creating a habitat for grapes and fish to thrive together

The Urban Guide to Spirituality: Connecting with the water elemental

Living in a city, otherwise known as a “concrete jungle”, can be challenging for anyone wanting to develop their spirituality or nurture their inner being. As spiritual beings, our energy flow is much more conducive to being in natural environments – in other words, in and amongst nature – where the energy flow is not […] via The Urban Guide to Spirituality: Connecting with the water … Continue reading The Urban Guide to Spirituality: Connecting with the water elemental

Unicorns to be reintroduced to a nature reserve on the Isle of Wight and the Shetland Isles

Unicorns, the much loved magical creatures who were once a common sight in early Britain, are to be reintroduced to a nature reserve on the Isle of Wight and a secret location on the Shetland Isles. Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is set to reintroduce a number of unicorns as part of their ongoing conservation efforts to reintroduce endangered species back into the … Continue reading Unicorns to be reintroduced to a nature reserve on the Isle of Wight and the Shetland Isles

The once extinct magical tree, Guaimaro, slowly coming back to life in Latin America

The guaimaro, a highly prized tree bearing nutritious fruit, once abundant throughout South America, is slowly coming back to life in Colombia. In Colombia’s northeastern Guajira region, new life is being breathed back into stocks of the beloved tree. The leaves and fruit of the guaimaro have for centuries sustained animals and humans alike. But in recent times, deforestation has decimated the magical tree. Now … Continue reading The once extinct magical tree, Guaimaro, slowly coming back to life in Latin America

Saving Hawaiʻi’s rarest native plants from extinction

Hawaiʻi’s Plant Extinction Prevention Program (PEPP) is aiming to protect Hawaiʻi’s rarest native plants from extinction. PEPP focuses on species with fewer than 50 plants remaining in the wild and is committed to reversing the trend toward extinction by managing wild plants, collecting seeds, and establishing new populations. The Hawaiian Islands are the most isolated land masses on Earth. Their isolation has created a biological hotspot where … Continue reading Saving Hawaiʻi’s rarest native plants from extinction