OCTOBER 7 is the GLOBAL MARCH FOR ELEPHANTS AND RHINOS 2017. Elephantopia has been participating with the GMFER since the first Global March in 2013. This year, we invite you to participate with us. There are THREE WAYS to get involved :1) Find a city near you and march! We will be in Tucson, AZ at the International…

via GMFER 2017 — elephantopia


Slate-Throated Redstart nestlings fledge, in Peru…

This video says about itself: 19 September 2017 Both Slate-throated Redstart nestlings fledged this past weekend on the morning of Saturday, September 16th! Watch highlights of the young fledglings’ last minutes in the nest, including the chicks’ final feedings, the nestlings’ rocket launch style approach at fledging, and the adult’s realization that both the chicks […]

via Slate-throated redstart nestlings in Peru fledge, video — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Rubber Tree Industry Woes!

globalwitness – Press release / Oct. 26, 2015 Rubber giant Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) has been expelled from the world’s leading forest certification body, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), following an investigation into illegal land and forest clearance in Cambodia. Responding to a complaint submitted by Global Witness last November, the FSC found that the […]

via Vietnam Rubber Group stripped of Forest Stewardship Council certification for forest destruction, illegal land grabs and human rights abuses — CVD

Six New Sponge Species Discovered!

This video says about itself: 9 June 2012 HD video of scuba diving at Bunaken National Marine Park near Manado city at North of Sulawesi island in Indonesia. Fascinating walls covered with sponges, soft and hard corals, huge green turtles and tiny nudibranches, colorful anemones with clown fishes, eagle rays, morays etc. From ScienceDaily: Six […]

via Six new sponge species discovered in Indonesia — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Interior Secretary Recommends Shrinking the Size of National Monuments!

The Washington Post reports Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. Zinke’s recommendation, revealed in a leaked memo submitted to the White House, […]

via Interior Recommends Shrinking 4 National Monuments — Natural History Wanderings

Wild Horses and Burros!

Support from our good friends at Equine Advocates Wild Horse Crisis! Survival of America’s Wild Horses & Burros Threatened! Horse Slaughter Crisis! This Repulsive and Un-American Practice Could Return to U.S. Soil for the First Time Since 2007! Both of these vital equine issues are now hanging like large clouds over our country where the […]

via Wild Horse & Burro Crisis – Your Action Is Urgently Needed — Straight from the Horse’s Heart


Our lobsterman Mike Tufts catches a rare orange#lobster. If we didn’t shoot the video to show it moving and alive you’d think it was cooked. He returned it to the sea once he let us shoot the video. Click here to see pages and pages of other mutated lobsters we’ve documented at Captain Joe and Sons […]

via Rare Orange #Lobster Caught By Mike Tufts Aboard The Mighty F/V Degelyse — GoodMorningGloucester