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18

Apr

Namibia: Africa’s conservation success storyMore than 40 percent of Namibia is under conservation management, and it was the first African country to incorporate environmental protection into its constitution.

Namibia: Africa’s conservation success story
More than 40 percent of Namibia is under conservation management, and it was the first African country to incorporate environmental protection into its constitution.

17

Apr

How did the turtle cross the road? With your helpIf you see a turtle trying to cross the road, it most likely needs your assistance. Here are some tips on how you can get the turtle safely on its way.

How did the turtle cross the road? With your help
If you see a turtle trying to cross the road, it most likely needs your assistance. Here are some tips on how you can get the turtle safely on its way.

16

Apr

Dragon Con ‘Superheroes’ perform heroic deedsFans of the fantasy and sci-fi convention are acting as real-life superheroes and giving back to the Atlanta community.

Dragon Con ‘Superheroes’ perform heroic deeds
Fans of the fantasy and sci-fi convention are acting as real-life superheroes and giving back to the Atlanta community.

09

Apr

Does environmental protection help or hurt the poor?When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?

Does environmental protection help or hurt the poor?
When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?

03

Apr

Will this be a banner year for manatees?After a record number of deaths last year, wildlife officials counted 4,831 of the aquatic mammals in Florida’s waters, the third highest number since the statewide aerial survey began in 1991.

Will this be a banner year for manatees?
After a record number of deaths last year, wildlife officials counted 4,831 of the aquatic mammals in Florida’s waters, the third highest number since the statewide aerial survey began in 1991.

Jane Goodall discusses plants, peace and plagiarismThe world’s most famous primatologist talks with MNN about turning 80 years old, finding peace among plants, protecting forests and the long struggle to publish her latest book, ‘Seeds of Hope.’

Jane Goodall discusses plants, peace and plagiarism
The world’s most famous primatologist talks with MNN about turning 80 years old, finding peace among plants, protecting forests and the long struggle to publish her latest book, ‘Seeds of Hope.’

02

Apr

How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a timeOcean wildlife photographer Brian Skerry has a thrilling but demanding job: To capture the story of our ocean’s creatures and ecosystems in all their spectacular grace, and tragic decline.

How Brian Skerry tells epic ocean stories, one photo at a time
Ocean wildlife photographer Brian Skerry has a thrilling but demanding job: To capture the story of our ocean’s creatures and ecosystems in all their spectacular grace, and tragic decline.

28

Mar

Rainforest Guardian: Futuristic skyscraper protects, irrigates the AmazonOne of the dazzling/sobering entries in the 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, this lotus-shaped fire station-in-the-sky deploys spray drones if fire breaks out under the forest canopy.

Rainforest Guardian: Futuristic skyscraper protects, irrigates the Amazon
One of the dazzling/sobering entries in the 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, this lotus-shaped fire station-in-the-sky deploys spray drones if fire breaks out under the forest canopy.

When an egg breaks, what do you do? Grab the tape and glue and see what hatches.

When an egg breaks, what do you do? Grab the tape and glue and see what hatches.

A lawsuit may be the only way to save sea turtlesAmanda Keledjian wants the U.S. government to analyze the impacts of shrimp trawls have on endangered sea turtles.

A lawsuit may be the only way to save sea turtles
Amanda Keledjian wants the U.S. government to analyze the impacts of shrimp trawls have on endangered sea turtles.