Save the turtles

7 animals humans brought back from the brink of extinction

The U.S. almost lost its bald eagles — but conservation efforts have saved this species and many others.


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Humans aren’t always the best at caring for the world around us.

Anthropogenic climate change is one searing example — our actions are already wreaking havoc on numerous plant and animal species.

But there are some situations where human intervention has been a force for good.