A newborn humpback whale in Hawaii. TNC is working to help save humpbacks by: developing new technology to accurately assess humpback populations, working with fishermen to reduce accidental whale entanglement in nets, and creating and fortifying marine protected areas used by humpbacks for calving and nursing.
One of just 2,000 surviving yellow-eyed penguins photographed in Dunedin, New Zealand. These endangered birds are the world’s rarest penguin species, and TNC is working to protect the marine sites in New Zealand that they depend on.
50 year old male African elephant in Zimanga Game Reserve, South Africa. We’re working with local partners across Africa to better protect remaining elephant populations, while also collaborating with businesses in China to reduce ivory demand.
A rare and elusive wild snow leopard photographed in the Tsagaan Shuvuut mountains of Mongolia. In western Mongolia, TNC scientists and local partners are using tracking collars and camera traps to learn about these mysterious cats so we can better protect them.
Blacktip reef sharks in Moorea. TNC researches and protects marine habitat for sharks and other marine species around the world, including our own living laboratory at Palmyra Atoll.
A rescued pangolin at Rare and Endangered Species Trust (REST) in Outjo, Namibia. TNC works with local and international partners to combat the illegal pangolin trade and to raise public awareness about these endangered animals—11 of which are brutally murdered every hour.