Check out our latest virtual reality experience ‘My Africa’ online around the world today.
Innovation is aiding conservation in Peru’s Alto Mayo Protected Forest. Despite the area’s protected status, illegal farming and logging still occur in this swath of forest in the Amazon River basin, and people are routinely caught and fined. But now drones are being used to successfully catch the culprits, sparing rangers from traveling to potentially dangerous areas while still enabling them to catch illegal activity.
Today people around the world tuned in to the #RoyalWedding to celebrate love, so what better time to also celebrate our love for one thing we all certainly have in common - Mother Nature. People need nature to survive no matter where in the world they call home, so take a second today to stop, take a deep breath, look around, and appreciate everything Mother Nature has to offer.
Humans need nature to survive, but so do many endangered species. We can help protect threatened animal populations if we take steps to understand the threats against them and protect their natural habitats. #EndangeredSpeciesDay
With a responsibility for 10% of the world’s ocean surface, 23 Pacific countries and territories came together to form the Pacific Oceanscape. This framework was put in place in order to protect, manage and sustain the Pacific Ocean’s cultural and natural integrity. Here at @ConservationOrg, we work hand-in-hand with these communities and governments across the #Pacific to conserve critical habitats in the region, including islands, coasts and the open #ocean.
The Mathews Mountain Range was once one of the most heavily poached areas in Kenya. But the communities once in conflict with wildlife, now help them thrive through the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary @r.e.s.c.u.e . See more of Reteti through our latest VR experience #MyAfrica, click the link in our bio to watch now.
Being an elephant mother is a full-time job — and then some. In anticipation of #MothersDay, we explore why #elephants make the best mothers. Click the link in our bio to learn more.
When a lioness runs away with your camera you might think all hope is lost... But thanks to our #MyAfrica partners at @DEEP_VR and their expertise shooting in Maasai Mara, we have this amazing up-close footage to show for it. And a special thanks to @passionpicturesfilms and @3d_vision3. Click the link in our bio to watch ‘My Africa’ today.
#MothersDay is right around the corner, and to celebrate, we encourage you to get outside and enjoy #MotherNature. What are you plans to get outdoors and spend quality time with mom this weekend?
A new bill in #Hawaii looks ban companies from selling #sunscreen with two chemicals that damage #coral#reefs. The bill would make Hawaii the first state in the U.S. to enact legislation designed to protect marine #ecosystems by banning sunscreens with such chemicals.