Why wildlife hunters are not the enemy

Why wildlife hunters are not the enemy
Wildlife ranger reveals why he used to hunt the animals that he now protects

As we look out across Cerro Candelaria Reserve and the Rio Pastaza valley, the forest spreads out below us and up over the surrounding mountains. Though it’s hard to believe, this small, specific region of the Andes supports higher plant endemism – species found nowhere else on Earth – than the Galapagos Islands.
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What does it take to save an endangered species?

What does it take to save an endangered species?

This article was first published on the Roving Reporter blog by World Land Trust

Meet wildlife ranger Pablo Antonio Millán on Margarita Island, whose job is to save the yellow-shouldered parrot from extinction

Pablo finishes rolling his tobacco into a thin cigar, gets up from the great rock we’ve climbed, and disappears into the trees and towering cacti to see what he can find. The rock overlooks Margarita Island’s dry forest that stretches to the crystal blue sea.
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Keepers of the Wild: what it means for conservation

Keepers of the Wild: what it means for conservation
This article was first published on the Roving Reporter blog by World Land Trust

One third of the population of Sierra Gorda in Central Mexico migrates to the USA for work. But can jobs in environmental protection make a difference?

I meet wildlife ranger Abel Reséndiz to find out if a successful conservation partnership can providing employment in rural communities
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