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The Surprise Reappearance of a Rare Frog Has Scientists Leaping to Protect Its Habitat

The marsupial frog, which incubates its young in a pouch on its back, was thought to be extinct in some countries

‘Adopt an axolotl’ campaign launches in Mexico to save iconic species

Ecologists from Mexico’s National Autonomous university on Friday relaunched a fundraising campaign to bolster conservation efforts for axolotls, an iconic, endangered fish-like type of salamander.

Zimbabwean ranger brings unloved painted dogs back from brink

Jealous Mpofu wins Tusk’s ranger of the year award for his work African Painted Dogs

Dominica creates world’s first marine protected area for sperm whales

The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica is creating the world’s first marine protected area for one of Earth’s largest animals: the endangered sperm whale.

Indonesia says 200,000 hectares of palm plantations to be made forests

Some 200,000 hectares (494,210 acres) of oil palm plantations found in areas designated as forests in Indonesia are expected to be returned to the state to be converted back into forests, a government official said late on Tuesday.

Galápagos Giant Tortoises: Ecosystem Engineers and Architects of Ecological Restoration

A decades-long project shows how Galápagos Giant Tortoises are changing the island of Española

Sound recordings and AI tell us if forests are recovering, new study from Ecuador shows

Acoustic monitoring and AI tools were used to track biodiversity recovery in plots of tropical Chocó forest in northwestern Ecuador.

‘A joy to watch’: UK rewilding brings endangered species back from brink

Local wildlife restoration starting to boost populations of dormice, birds, butterflies and others – and helping humans along the way

Communities and conservationist bring endangered gorillas back from the brink

The population of a gorilla species once thought to be extinct is on the rise after communities came together to protect the gorillas, which are mainly found along the borders of Nigeria and Cameroon

Stunning photos of leopards are helping to protect this elusive big cat

As their populations dwindle worldwide, photographing leopards in the wild is becoming increasingly difficult.