Google Doodle of cartoon fox running through trees that spell Google (© Google)

Google Doodles draw people to wildlife conservation

Internet giant Google uses "Doodles," little cartoons on its search page, to increase awareness about wildlife conservation around the world.
Two young women in military fatigues (Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit/Facebook)

Black Mambas take a bite out of wildlife poaching

The women of South Africa's Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit have reduced rhino poaching in their reserve and are protecting other irreplaceable wildlife.
Black-and-white dog overlooking bighorn sheep in mountain meadow (NPS/A.W. Biel)

‘Bark ranger’ helps park rangers keep animals and people safe

Gracie the border collie brings a special skill set to Glacier National Park: keeping the wildlife living in the park safe from their visitors.
Two bats hovering over agave plant (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

How tequila helps save endangered bats

The lesser long-nosed bat has an unlikely protector: artisanal tequila makers. The bat, which pollinates blue agave, is back from the brink of extinction.
Close-up of African grey parrot (Shutterstock)

Wins for wildlife in 2016

In 2016, governments, organizations and people like you worked hard to save elephants, pangolins, parrots and other critically endangered species.
Black-footed ferret peeking out from pipe (© AP Images)

Rare ferrets thrive with daring conservation strategy

Dozens of slinky, ferocious and rare black-footed ferrets are making new homes in Colorado, one year after they were released at a wildlife refuge.
Man holding rat (Brian Johnson/APOPO)

Stop wildlife trafficking? Sounds like a job for Hero Rats.

Hero Rats have helped doctors detect tuberculosis and have saved lives by finding land mines. Now they have a new mission: Stop the illegal wildlife trade.
Three species of coral (Courtesy of Antonio Rodríguez Canto)

You’ve never seen coral like this before [video]

We often forget that coral are living, breathing, moving animals. Watch this video of coral moving and learn how you can protect them.
Baby pangolin feeding from bottle (© AP Images)

Help for this ‘walking artichoke’ and other wildlife

Pangolins gained the highest protections against illegal trade at the 2016 CITES conference. Governments also voted to protect elephants, sharks and more.