Climate change, disease, poaching: nearly 2,500 animal species are now endangered, including the Saiga antelope and rhinoceros. In Kazakhstan and South Africa, where their numbers have shrunk drastically, Global 3000 met people trying to save them.
Despite major backlash from conservationists, the Tanzanian government plans to start building a hydropower dam inside a UNESCO-protected wildlife reserve this July. More than 2.6 million trees face the chop.
In Zimbabwe, some conservationists are breeding lions to ensure these vulnerable apex predators don't die out. A number of African countries are already reporting that lions are no longer present in their national parks.
Join us in western Uganda and see how to turn elephant dung into paper, see how scientists are trying to save Madagascar’s lemurs and learn about upcycling waste from the Mediterranean. All this and more!
Strange and wonderful beasts from the saiga antelope to the snow leopard have long roamed the Central Asian wilderness. But human development and climate change are disrupting age-old migratory patterns.
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