Good Animal News

Celebrating positive news about animals making a difference for people — and people making a difference for animals

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Smart Parks, the Dutch Technologists Tackling Poaching With Technology

A Netherlands-based organization deploying high tech is helping anti-poaching teams through access to real-time data such as animal locations, vehicle movements, and fence voltages, among other parameters.
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Sea Turtles, Cool Corridors, & Dogs - Good News This Week: August 20th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Trees, Representation, & Whales - Good News This Week: July 23rd 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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'Stop Fighting Mother Nature' — How Farmers Adapt to Extreme Weather

The approach of a Canadian farmer is part of a global movement known as “regenerative agriculture,” a sweeping term that entails the many ways farmers can restore and nourish ecosystems while also growing food.
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Meet the Jane Goodall Barbie Made from Recycled Plastics

Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall has been honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness. It's made from recycled plastics and encourages young girls to learn more about environmentalism.
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The Best Eco-Friendly Dog Poop Bags (No Greenwashing)

Everything you need to know about compostable and biodegradable dog poop bags — and the best alternatives for doggy doo duty.
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7 Positive Good News Stories From Canada (2022)

The official Good Good Good roundup of positive good news stories from Canada — continually being updated.
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Meet the Biologist Who Became an Ivory Detective

Dr. Wasser and his colleagues at the Center for Environmental Forensic Science at the University of Washington in Seattle are coordinating efforts to battle well-organized transnational criminals and the trafficking of contraband from timber to pangolins.
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Caribou Herds Tripled Thanks To Indigenous Knowledge and Science

An Indigenous-led conservation program in British Columbia, Canada, has successfully increased a caribou herd from 38 individuals to 113 in less than a decade, according to a new study.
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Sharai Tunhira marches during a parade at Akashinga training camp in Phundundu Wildlife Park in Hurungwe, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s Women-only Rangers Fight Poachers and Poverty

The Akashinga unit, Zimbabwe's first armed, all-women anti-poaching unit, says it aims to change the face of conservation
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