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Moving Towards #ZeroExtinction

    What does species extinction mean to you? How does that phrase make you feel?  Upset?  Ambivalent?  Indifferent?  Furious?  Perhaps motivated? Whatever it is, there is no escaping the fact that we are in the midst of a 6th mass extinction on planet Earth, caused in large part by...

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Spotted Hyena Release

    It’s not everyday that someone gets to see a pack of hyenas devour a carcass.  Let alone so close, and let alone with a 360 degree camera. But that’s exactly what happened with our partners in the Dinokeng Game Reserve of South Africa.  In this particular instance, these...

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Preventing Extinction In The Leuser Ecosystem

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    The Leuser Ecosystem . . . a vast expanse of tropical jungle that covers just over 2 million hectares of the island of Sumatra.  It is here where some of the last remaining Sumatran tigers, Sumatran rhinos, Sumatran elephants, orangutans and a plethora of other species live together...

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Black Rhino Release

    Sometimes it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by daily challenges: Balancing work and social commitments, coordinating kids’ school drop-offs and pick-ups, and even squeezing in a Starbucks run before you start your day can feel like a juggling act. And then sometimes you hear stories that so dwarf your...

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Stopping Wildlife Crime Everywhere

As of this post, our team is working around the world to stop poaching before it starts. And we’ve been quite successful in the last few months. Recent intrusion events include Hawaii, Indonesia, and South Africa, where we were able to detect and apprehend individuals seeking to poach either flora...

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Ancient Koa Tree Poached

Did you know that poaching isn’t just an crisis among animals around the world? What first comes to mind is always elephants, rhinos, and now more commonly pangolins, tigers, and even turtles. These are some of the most poached and trafficked animals on Earth, but there is also a network...

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Speaking the Language of Conservation

For anyone, to plan a holiday (vacation) is one of the most exciting times.  The urge to see the beauty of a new place makes it so much more adventurous. From the moment the idea arises to the moment a person boards the plane or boat, it feels like time...

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Permission at the Pu’u Kukui Preserve

Permission. “Permission” is not a word we often think about when it comes to the natural world. Our society tends to approach nature as something it is entitled to use, entitled to explore, entitled to exploit, even entitled to kill. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Humans, despite some...

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