Lighted Nets Dramatically Reduce Bycatch of Sharks and Other Wildlife While Making Fishing More Efficient
January 21, 2022
In a win-win for commercial fisheries and marine wildlife, researchers have found that using lighted nets greatly reduced accidental bycatch of sharks, rays, sea turtles, and unwanted finfish. Publishing their…
New Marine Protected Area Isla Ají Safeguards Important Coastal Ecosystems (English and Spanish)
January 20, 2022
Ratifying its global commitments, the Government of Colombia has recently declared Isla Ají a new marine protected area (MPA). Spanning 24,600 ha (95 square miles), this important and beautiful nature…
Celebrating 30 Years of Incredible Roots & Shoots Changemakers
January 18, 2022
February 19th 2021 marked the 30th Anniversary of the Jane Goodall Institute’s youth program, Roots & Shoots! All year long, we’ve been celebrating the growth of this incredible program from just 12 students…
Penguin Takes Astounding Selfie Video of its Diving and Feeding Activity (English and Spanish)
January 18, 2022
Just in time for Penguin Awareness Day (Thursday, January 20th), the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Argentina Program has released amazing underwater selfie video recently taken by a male Gentoo penguin…
The Original Bronx Zoo ‘Name-a-Roach’ Returns for Valentines Day
January 18, 2022
BRONX, NY – Jan. 18, 2022 – It has become one of the most talked about holiday traditions of a generation – and the original Bronx Zoo’s Valentine’s Day Name-a-Roach…
S2 EP 10 – (Paul Polman – Jane Goodall Hopecast)
January 18, 2022
Listen to the Jane Goodall Hopecast everywhere podcasts are available: iTunes | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Castbox Episode Summary Paul Polman – Hope is Putting the Heart…
Dr. Goodall Remembers Richard Leakey
January 14, 2022
A few days ago I was writing about the lives of four icons – Desmond Tutu, Tom Lovejoy, E.O Wilson, and Betty white who all died within the last week…
The Conservation Finance Alliance Incubator Announces Round 2 Cohort
January 14, 2022
The Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) is excited to announce the seven finalists accepted into the second cohort of the CFA Incubator. The CFA Incubator aims to identify, support, and promote…
Passive Fencing Keeps Thailand’s Elephants Out of Harm’s Way
January 13, 2022
A passive fence that guides elephants away from agricultural fields adjacent to Thailand’s largest national park has sharply reduced crop-raiding incidents, said conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The…
WWF Statement on NOAA Report on 2021 Global Temperatures
January 13, 2022
Date January 13, 2022 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing that 2021 was the sixth…