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 March 16, 2020:
Get a glimpse of nature even if you’re stuck at home
Watch live feeds of wildlife and nature, including bears, puffins, birds and geysers, to brighten your day.
Rhinos on the rise
African black rhino numbers for all three subspecies have increased, thanks to transnational conservation efforts.
A super nature reserve
Seven landowners join forces to create the United Kingdom’s first super national nature reserve.
A downgrade worth celebrating
Mountain gorillas are making a comeback as a result of high-level diplomacy, community engagement and habitat protection. The International Union for Conservation of Nature changed the gorillas' status from critically endangered to endangered.
Home sweet home: Welcoming species back onto the landscape
Learn about the comeback of native species, including the world’s heaviest flying bird, to the English countryside.