The Friday Five: Conservation and nature stories from around the world that caught our eye this week
Each week, countless inspiring and informative stories are published about conservation successes or discoveries in nature and wildlife around the world. Here are some of the conservation and nature stories that caught our attention the week of August 3, 2020:
Come on in, the otter’s nice and cool!
Watch otter pups at a wildlife rehabilitation centre in BC take a swim for the first time.
Build it up with nature
Advocates suggest using natural ecosystems instead of stone barriers to protect against erosion and rising sea levels in coastal communities.
So much room for activities
Edmonton Valley Zoo has doubled the size of its Amur tiger habitat and can now join a conservation breeding program for these endangered cats.
Conservation on a budget
The world’s longest-running conservation journal, Oryx, will become open access in January 2021.
He shoots sea wolves by the seashore
Watch this behind-the-scenes video of a BC wildlife photographer catching an elusive sea wolf on camera.
Watch how Israel army's top secret technology was deployed to deliver food to an orphaned griffon vulture, an endangered species.