• Spinner dolphins are one of numerous at risk marine species
Photo: Rubaiyat Mansur

    Meet the fishers helping save threatened dolphins


    25 April 2016 -
    Preventing bycatch of threatened marine megafauna is a challenging task, writes Brian D. Smith from the Bay of  Bengal, Bangladesh. Fishers are often unable to detect Irrawaddy dolphins...
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  • Trokon and colleague recording waypoint for peg demarcating the beach for patrolling purposes
Photo: Anthony Peabody

    Poachers turn protectors in Bassa Point community


    20 April 2016 -
    “I started poaching turtle eggs when I was ten years old!” declares Anthony Peabody. Since 2012, however, Anthony has been working as a beach monitor and turtle protector thanks to...
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  • Bhutan, Himalayas
Photo: Nigel Dudley

    Bhutan: more than half


    20 April 2016 -
    A tiny Himalayan country, landlocked between India and China, has become one of the first – perhaps the first – to meet calls for “nature needs half” by setting aside...
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  • Chimbo Boé landscape in the rainy season
Photo: Chimbo

    Bush fire management in the Boé


    18 April 2016 -
    In a region such as the Boé, Guinea Bissau, effective fire management is critical to maintaining a balance between local wildlife and farming community needs, according to Tedros Medhin,...
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  • Cocoa truck hiding ivory tusk, Djoum, Cameroon
Photo: Oliver Fankem

    Exposing illegal trade in elephant tusks


    15 April 2016 -
    Following a seizure of ivory, a suspected illegal trader has been sentenced to imprisonment. Paul de Ornellas of the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a grantee with IUCN’s SOS...
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