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Elephants counted from space

African elephants are the first animals to be successfully counted from space while moving through a complicated landscape. Scientists are using images from an Earth-observation satellite to count African elephants from space.  The breakthrough could permit up to 5,000 sq km…

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Should lynx return to Scotland?

Centuries after lynx went extinct in Britain, people in Scotland are being asked whether the big cats should return. Three charities – Scotland: The Big Picture, Trees for Life and Vincent Wildlife Trust, have joined forces to investigate the…

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Conservation success stories of 2020

Despite a truly trying year, several conservation missions have proven a success. 2020 has been a difficult year.  What with Coronavirus, Brexit, enduring racism necessitating the Black Lives Matter movement and World War 3 seeming dangerously imminent, it has…