‘So enigmatic’: injured sloth inspires rescue centre in Venezuela | Focusing on Wildlife
It is almost a year to the day that Haydée and Juan Carlos Rodríguez first spotted an injured sloth lying by the side of the road while they were out on a
Record number of manatees die in Florida as food source dries up | Focusing on Wildlife
More manatees have died already this year than in any other year in Florida’s recorded history, primarily from starvation due to the loss of seagrass
The big threat of fences across the West - NationofChange
The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.
Bwindi Impenetrable forest Gorillas in danger over pesticides from Tea project in Buffer Zone – The Informer UG
Arinaitwe said based on the first research of its kind titled Pesticide residues in soil and plants consumed by Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by Chemonges Amusa in 2018, the poor management of disposing off tea seedling polythene, the dangerous chemicals from spraying and human waste will in the long run affect the lives of the mountain Gorillas which earn Uganda a lot of foreign exchange.
Stop Killing Alaska's Apex Predators on Wildlife Reserves | Take Action @ The Animal Rescue Site
Congress is allowing extreme methods to kill grizzlies, black bears, and wolves in Alaska - for terrible reasons.
Ugandan Farmers Create Ingenious, Harmless Repellent to Save Crops and Elephants
Farmers in Uganda have invented an innovative, non-lethal repellent that is helping Zimbabwean farmers safely keep elephants out of their fields and away from their crops. The mixture contains chili, garlic, ginger, cow or elephant dung, and a few other ingredients. It's the first deterrent that is cost-effective, easily grown, and that the elephants have not yet outsmarted. The strong smell is produced after three weeks of fermentation, Tikobane Trust Founder Ndlelende Ncube told Anadolu…
5 Endangered Animals Which are In Verge Of Extinction Due to Hunting.
The population of wild animals are decreasing day by day leading to the extinction of endangered animals which are listed as endangered.
Firefly tourism has a surprising dark side
According to a new review paper, published March 11 in the journal Conservation Science and Practice, tourism is potentially imperiling some local firefly populations.
As Extreme Weather Events Increase, What Are the Risks to Wildlife? • The Revelator
Last year the United States racked up nearly $100 billion in damages from weather and climate disasters. These events are starting to take their toll on wildlife, too.
'Presumed Extinct' Bird Is Found in Indonesia
In October 2020, two men living in Indonesia's South Kalimantan province on Borneo managed to catch a bird that they had never seen before. They photographed it, released it and then sent the pictures to birdwatching organizations in the area for identification.
An Emerging Threat to Conservation: Fear of Nature • The Revelator
It’s called “biophobia,” a disconnection from nature that reduces our will to preserve species and habitats. But new research points toward wild solutions.
New Federation Will Give Animals A Voice At UN Forums
Animals will now consistently have a voice at the highest levels of international policy making, thanks to a new federation established on their behalf. The World Federation for Animals (WFA), a new stakeholders group that will take animal welfare-related issues to the table of the United Nations Environment Programme, launched in February. It’s a key move because now those in the animal protection movement will consistently have access to international policy decision forums at the highest…
Lockdown awakened our interest in nature, but it mustn't be at the expense of wildlife | Isabella Tree
A surge in outdoor activity in the UK has exposed how vital it is to balance human needs with those of the natural world, says author Isabella Tree