A bit of good news for the drought in Kenya that seems appropriate for #WorldWaterDay
Snow leopards make their home in one of the harshest environments on earth, making it challenging to study them. In our latest Wildlife on Camera blog you'll learn more about their extreme adaptions to their environment, why they're being threatened despite their uncanny elusiveness, and how our partners from Snow Leopard Conservancy are using technology to save this gorgeous cat.
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Wildlife on Camera- Snow Leopards

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From the cloud forests of Peru to the Ituri forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, our forests act as a cradle of life, supporting billions of life forms, from plants to birds to mammals. Unfortunately, with increasing threats like climate change, logging, and habitat destruction, our forests are in serious danger of disappearing, and along with it, our wildlife. Help us raise awareness...
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Happy International Day of Forests! Our partners at Proyecto Titi know that cotton-top tamarins need a strong forest habitat to call home. They've gone out of their way to give these adorable little monkeys the space they need to keep their families healthy and grow a stable population. Check out the link to learn more!
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Building Trust with Cotton-Top Tamarins

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From the deciduous and evergreen forests of Central and South America comes this charming small cat, the margay, Sometimes mistaken for an ocelot, margays spend more time in the trees than it's ground dwelling relative, chasing birds and monkeys for prey. Margays are one of only two cat species with the flexible ankles required to climb down head-first, the other being a clouded leopard and...
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Calling all wildlife fans in the Houston area!
Our friends at the Houston Zoo will be welcoming a few of our conservation partners as well as other special guest speakers for a terrific day of presentations from the field at their Saving Wildlife Expo on March 25. This is your chance to learn what's being done for wildlife and how you can help.
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Saving Wildlife Expo - Houston Zoo

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The weekend is almost over with. Dive into Monday and start the week swimming!
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Rockhopper penguin photo- Susan McConnell
We will never cease to be amazed by the amazing adaptions of the animal world!
Researchers from the TL2 project in Lomami National Park were surprised to see this footage of a female okapi on the east bank of the Lomani River, an area where okapi are not known to be. It's too soon to say if this is an undiscovered population or a lone animal that went exploring but nevertheless, it's beautiful footage.
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Okapi in the Lomami National Park

Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) caught on camera trap in the Southern part of Lomami National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. © TL2 Project of Lukuru Foundation

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For many farmers in Africa, crop raiding elephants can be devastating to their livelihood. But the Elephants and Bees Project have been using the elephant's natural inclination to avoid honey beehives to protect crops and provide locals with a sweet form of income!

An African solution for dealing with crop raiding elephants - CNBC Africa

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Last year our partners at Niassa Lion Project (NLP) put a satellite collar on Fandango, a young lion from the F-Pride who is starting to set out on his own. By tracking his movements, it gives NLP clues to how lions are using the enormous Niassa Reserve. The data shows us that he's been in and out of the Mbamba village fields a few times but is still moving across his mother's home range.
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"Each word hits me with a dull thud, a simple nine-word phrase that starts me sighing in exasperation: “But what does it have to do with me?”

In a recently published article (in Wildlife Photographic Magazine) WCN's Marketing and Communications Manager Stephanie Carnow shares her thoughts on the importance of wildlife conservation and its far-reaching impacts. She also shares that for people...
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Want to Really Change the World? Invest in Conservation

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In 2005, Marit and Andrew Miners, two intrepid explorers journeyed to Raja Ampat, Indonesia, to dive in its waters (known to have some of the richest reefs in the world). During one of their dives, they came upon an active shark-finning camp set up on a beach. Disturbed by the killing they witnessed, Mari and Andrew made a pact to find ways to protect the pristine waters from poachers; the...
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How do you Transform a Shark-Finning Camp into a Nursery for Baby Sharks?

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Tickets are still on sale for our 2017 Spring Wildlife Conservation Expo in Marin County, CA on April 29! Are you a wildlife fanatic? Are you concerned about what's happening around the world for endangered species? Then this is your chance to hear presentations from our expert field conservationists from Painted Dog Conservation, MarAlliance, Spectacled Bear Conservation Society Peru,...
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Our partners at MarAlliance created this cutaway poster to show a cutaway of the fascinating anatomical adaptions of sharks. Their goal is to distribute the poster throughout the community in Belize as an educational tool and to teach people to appreciate sharks. Commit to doing at least one thing to help sharks. This includes not eating sharks, not buying shark trinkets, and only booking...
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Our partners at Niassa Lion Project shared their profound thoughts on conservation from the field in Mozambique.
One of the many community programs that our partners at Proyecto Titi provide, with training from the staff of Disney's Animal Kingdom is the Amiguau program for Colombian school children. In the sessions, the children are taught the difference between domestic and wild animals and to appreciate their own dogs and cats as well as how to keep their pets healthy. Check out this guy teaching...
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Wildlife conservationists have a powerful responsibility. They're acting for the preservation and protection of wildlife and their decisions can have an affect on the entire ecosystem. How do they make such weighty decisions? How do they know when to intervene and how do they decide when to step back and let the natural cycle of life- birth, growth, and death- function properly?
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At What Point Do Conservationists Intervene For Wildlife?

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In the past century we've lost 90% of the world's cheetahs. Our partners at Cheetah Conservation Botswana are giving homeless dogs a second chance at life by guarding livestock and saving cheetahs in the process.

Stray dogs help endangered cheetahs cheat death

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