#Conservation

  • Article: A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun
    Environment

    A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 12, 2018

    If the trial works, 60 more cleaning systems will be sent to tackle the floating trash island. Read more

  • Article: Kenyans Are Replanting Forests With Slingshots and Hot Air Balloons
    Environment

    Kenyans Are Replanting Forests With Slingshots and Hot Air Balloons

    Sept. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Only 7% of Kenya is forest. Read more

  • Article: 87 Elephants Slaughtered in Botswana in 'Largest' Poaching Incident in History
    Environment

    87 Elephants Slaughtered in Botswana in 'Largest' Poaching Incident in History

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The country disarmed its anti-poaching units in May. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change's Latest Casualty: Cute, Tiny Puffins
    Environment

    Climate Change's Latest Casualty: Cute, Tiny Puffins

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 30, 2018

    The black-and-white birds have been endangered since 2015. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Just Discovered a Coral Reef Off the Coast of South Carolina
    Environment

    Scientists Just Discovered a Coral Reef Off the Coast of South Carolina

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 28, 2018

    More than 75% of coral reefs are at risk. Read more

  • Article: Baby Golden Eagles Released in Scotland to Save Dwindling Population
    Environment

    Baby Golden Eagles Released in Scotland to Save Dwindling Population

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 22, 2018

    Golden eagles are struggling in southern Scotland — but these babies could save the day. Read more

  • Article: Monsoons, Baby Turtles, and Meteors: 14 Stunning Photos From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    Monsoons, Baby Turtles, and Meteors: 14 Stunning Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sophie Maes|Aug. 17, 2018

    These powerful images capture everything from refugees to meteor showers. Read more

  • Article: One of the Last Pristine Coral Reefs Gets World's Strongest Legal Protection
    Environment

    One of the Last Pristine Coral Reefs Gets World's Strongest Legal Protection

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 14, 2018

    As coral reefs face catastrophic decline, actions like this make a decisive difference. Read more