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Asiatic lion

Asiatic lion numbers low but are growing

In Asia, lions once roamed over Mesopotamia, the Middle East, Turkey, and Pakistan. Now Gujarat, India seems to be the only area where Asiatic lions are protected, and thus survive. Highly endangered, only a few hundred are thought to still exist in the wild. These numbers are barely enough to ensure genetic diversification or to …

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Large donation in British Columbia

$100 million has been given to the BC Park Foundation’s 25×25 campaign to protect 25% of BC’s land and waters. Chip Wilson, Founder of Lululemon Athletica has given a major boost to an environmental conservancy program that partners with Indigenous peoples. Yvonne Chouinard of the US outdoor clothing company Patagonia Inc. also transferred the ownership …

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Snow leopard

Snow Leopards face numerous threats

Often silent and stealthy–living in mountainous terrain–Snow Leopards are referred to as ghosts by locals. The big cat lives mostly above 3,000 metres (10,000 ft) in the countries of Mongolia, Siberia, Western China, India, Uzbekistan, Tibet, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. In the 30 years before 2017, snow leopards were considered endangered by …

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Tasmanian devil

Tasmanian Devils helped by Devil Ark program

It has been a long struggle for the Tasmanian devil. Besides having a bad reputation for savage ferocity, the marsupial has had to contend with disease, dingoes, vehicles, and concerns related to other endangered animals. Once native to Australia, the Tasmanian Devil is thought to have been extinct for at least three thousand years on …

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Canada boreal forest

Hearst ON sees seminal Canadian conservation project

The Nature Conservancy of Canada, federal and provincial government, and private industry have announced the seminal Boreal Forest Project in response to climate change and the growing loss of animal species biodiversity. The NCC is planning to protect nearly 1500 km of boreal forest near Hearst in Northern Ontario. It is considered the largest private …

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