As the world population continues its growth, the space for nature and indigenous species is rapidly shrinking. This is an issue for both plants and animals. Fortunately, there are many people around the world that recognize the issue and the dire consequences for mankind this change brings. There are movements all around the globe where people work on projects with the goal of reintroducing these habitats and the original species that lived in them. There are ways you can support such endeavors– from actively participating in projects to monetary donations to conservation through responsible travel with Safari Professionals.
- One of the most famous rehabilitation projects happened in 1995 when wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park.
- Wolves had been native to Wyoming, but back in 1926, they were eradicated from the area due to hunting.
- There is a 395,000 acre water park in Northeast Argentina where you can see giant anteaters and go kayaking.
“In the past half century, the world has lost two-thirds of its wetlands, grasslands, and wildlife– and in the last five years alone, the planet has lost roughly 125 million acres of forests.”
Read more at https://www.afar.com/magazine/ways-to-support-rewilding-projects-around-the-world