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We bring you the latest from around the World in wildlife and conservation news.

New Pacific Marine Reserve

A large marine reserve is going to be created as part of an agreement between Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Panama. The reserve will span the coasts of all four countries.

Jaguars Eat More Fish Than Previously Thought

A group of jaguars in a wetland area of Brazil eat more fish than land animals, and are happy to socialise together according to a new report.

Clean Water Campaign – UK

The UK government has promised to introduce tougher action against water companies that dump raw sewage into England’s rivers and seas.

Peruvian Animal Market Re-opens

Belen Market in the Peruvian Amazon is a notorious wildlife market. It was forced to shut as part of a recommended shut down of animal markets during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the market is back and the illegal sale of wildlife has returned.

Climate Change Conference

WWF, along with many other climate focused charities, have been calling on the UK Government to keep their climate promises. The COP26 climate conference is a week away so thoughts towards climate issues are prominent, however the desire is for more action to happen now.

Endangered Tortoises Returned To The Wild

A thousand critically endangered radiated tortoises have been released into the wild in Madagascar. The release was part of a project that aims to boost the tortoises numbers as well as support the forest habitat in which they reside.

Wild Elephants in Europe

Some conservationists have proposed bringing back herds of roaming megaherbivores such as elephants to Europe.

Annual Japanese Dolphin Hunt Begins

The controversial Japanese dolphin hunt, linked to the town of Taiji, is currently underway. The hunting season lasts until March.