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Cattle walk along an illegally deforested area in an extractive reserve near Jaci-Parana, Rondonia state, Brazil. Deforestation is a global problem and while it has varied causes the trade in illegal timber is a major factor. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

How advanced genetic testing can be used to combat the illegal timber trade

Effective use of genomic identification could revolutionize the control of the illegal timber trade.
A disabled young female macaque named Monmo at the Awajishima Monkey Center in Japan. (Sarah E. Turner)

Defying expectations, disabled Japanese macaques survive by adjusting their behaviours and receiving support

A community of macaques in Japan has a high rate of disabled individuals who survive with behavioural flexibility and maternal care. Globally, primate disabilities are often related to human causes.
A team in Argentina is using sensors based on TinyML technology to study Chelonoidis chilensis tortoises. Little is known about its biology and the species is in a vulnerable state. The small sensors, in black on the shell, are small enough to allow the animal to move freely.

AI in the developing world: how ‘tiny machine learning’ can have a big impact

Traditionally dominated by the use of centralised, resource-intensive servers, machine learning is being democratised with the growth of “TinyML”, distinguished by its small size and low cost.
The 49th Parallel marks the border between the United States and Canada. Global endangered species efforts typically do not take into account cross-border considerations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Endangered by the 49th Parallel: How political boundaries inhibit effective conservation

Canada is wasting resources, and legitimacy, conserving species that are not endangered elsewhere. Transparent cross-border considerations should inform all new conservation laws.
Blue sharks are popular targets of a catch-and-release fishery along the southern coast of England. Vladimir Turkenich/Shutterstock

How trophy fishing can have a sustainable future

Trophy fishing is a big threat to some of the most threatened species of fish, but there are ways to adapt the sport with marine conservation in mind.
Stuckless Pond in Gros Morne National Park, N.L. Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas can complement national and provincial parks to promote conservation while also advancing reconciliation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Canada’s Nature Agreement underscores the need for true reconciliation with Indigenous nations

Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas face significant hurdles but nevertheless remain a key way to advance reconciliation and environmental goals.

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