The Friday Five: Conservation and nature stories from around the world that caught our eye this week

Western painted turtles (Jason Headley, CC-BY-NC)

Western painted turtles (Jason Headley, CC-BY-NC)

July 31, 2020 | by Ian Gibb

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 July 27, 2020:

Why did the turtle cross the road?

Across Canada, turtles are vulnerable to road traffic and need help to safely navigate crossings.

Learn more about keeping turtles safe here >

Tiger, tiger burning bright

For the first time in four years, camera traps have captured images of the rare Indochinese tiger in Thailand.

Track the story here >

The birds of Sandy Pines

Learn what a typical day looks like in a wildlife rehabilitation clinic in southern Ontario.

Check in to the story here >

Rethinking conservation

Read about how Indigenous-led conservation puts communities at the centre of decision-making and embraces new technology solutions.

Explore the story here >

Expert builders

Researchers are uncovering how stingless bees work together to create intricate honeycomb patterns, using math to explain how crystals form.

Buzz over to the story here >

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Ian Gibb is the communications assistant at the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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