It is estimated that around 100 African elephants are killed every day due to an insatiable demand for ivory. This shocking statistic is what spurred British ceramicist Charlotte Mary Pack to action, causing her to undertake an admirable, self-assigned challenge. On World Wildlife Conservation Day (December 4, 2018), Pack stayed awake for an entire 24 hours to handcraft 100 elephant porcelain figurines.
Artist Uğur Gallenkuş portrays two different worlds within in a single image.
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Conservationists in Nepal are celebrating a victory after it was revealed that its population of wild tigers has nearly doubled since 2009. The small Himalayan country has made big efforts to reverse the decline of these incredible animals. A symbol of Asian wildlife, these charismatic creatures have seen their population drop 97% over the past 100 years. Now, Nepal’s success is a shining example of how a concerted effort to enact change can bear positive results.
Artist Zaria Forman uses her immense creative talent to document the devastating effects of climate change.
In June 2017, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stripped Yellowstone National Park‘s iconic grizzly bear from the Endangered Species List.
In the months following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018, people have continued to make their voices heard in the fight to prevent further school shootings. From the National Student Walkout to teacher protests, adults and youth are joining together to ensure that children can benefit from an education without fear.
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Under the strict communist regime of Kim Jong-un, North Koreans are isolated from the rest of the world.
As part of a suicide prevention effort, 18-year-old Paige Hunter posted more than 40 uplifting messages to the Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland, England. From messages such as “You’re not alone” to “The world is much better with you in it,” the heartfelt notes illustrate the teenager’s incredible empathy for vulnerable people suffering with mental health issues. According to the local Northumbria Police, Hunter’s inspirational notes have so far helped save the lives of six people.
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On Saturday, June 30, 2018, tens of thousands of people from across the US gathered to march in protest of...