How are human problems in Africa creating a crisis for this continent’s precious wildlife?
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.
Tiger bones. Rhino horn. Dried seahorses. Investigate how ancient medicinal practices and beliefs fuel the illegal trade in wild animal products.
Focus on your science classes. The world needs future scientists to study wild animals in their habitats and discover the most effective ways to protect them.
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.
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.
Conservation is not just about saving animals; it's about saving their natural habitats.
Visit national parks and wildlife refuges to learn what animals are endangered and what habitats they depend on. Share what you've learned with your family and friends.
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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