Critically endangered Sumatran rhino born in Indonesia

A rare Sumatran rhino was born in Indonesia’s Way Kambas National Park, marking the second birth in 2023 for the critically endangered species with fewer than 80 remaining worldwide. The event is significant for conservation efforts amid severe threats like poaching and climate change. Indonesia is actively working to protect both Sumatran and Javan rhino populations.

WWF urges end to deadlock on new Antarctic reserves

The WWF urges action from the Antarctic conservation group to establish marine reserves amid record-low sea-ice levels, aiming to protect vulnerable species and limit human activity in critical habitats.