How are human problems in Africa creating a crisis for this continent’s precious wildlife?
Convince your parents or other adults to turn part of a lawn into a garden or just a wild zone. This mini-habitat minimizes your water use and many native plants attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
Tiger bones. Rhino horn. Dried seahorses. Investigate how ancient medicinal practices and beliefs fuel the illegal trade in wild animal products.
Ask the adults you know if they might like to get involved with local greenway or open space committees in your city or town.
Islands have a lot to teach us. In these microcosms, or miniature versions of larger continents, conservation issues are magnified on islands. We’ll focus on the Pacific island of Guam.
Plan a biodiversity event for your community. The idea is for people from all walks of life to identify as many plants, insects, birds and other species in local wild habitats during a 24-hour period.
Conservation is not just about saving animals; it's about saving their natural habitats.
Check out special programs and summer camp experiences at nearby zoos, aquariums and nature centers. When you're old enough, consider serving as a volunteer.
Ever thought of getting a pet python, or a macaw, or another exotic pet? You might want to think again after checking out this section.
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