In-situ Conservation News

Sumatran orangutan. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

Hype and secrecy in wildlife conservation

All organizations love media attention, and wildlife conservation groups are no different. Both the positive and negative stories promote conservation work. The more eye-catching the headline and the cuddlier the…
Sumatran orangutan. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

The quiet zoo revolution

How the world's best zoos are working to save biodiversity in an age of extinction. Tiger meets human at the Minnesota Zoo. Physical spaces where people can easily encounter and…

Panda lemur making a comeback

One of the world's biggest populations of greater bamboo lemurs (Prolemur simus)—sometimes known as the panda lemur—has doubled in just three years, giving conservationists new hope that the species can…