Yilki horses on a dusty plain, Cappadocia, Turkey, May 2022 Welcome to One Word Sunday, and over to all of you to join the challenge with your own plane or plain post.To join the challenge, please use pingback by putting a link in your post to the URL of this post, allowing others to have the opportunity […]Plain — Travel with Intent
Black rhino The IUCN has just issued a Red List update for African rhinos. Black rhino numbers have steadily been increasing since 1995, so why are they still considered Critically Endangered? Of the five living rhino species, three – the black, Sumatran and Javan rhinos – are classified as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red […]What it Means to be Critically Endangered — The International Rhino Foundation Blog
Operation: Stop Poaching Now We’re counting down and almost to number 10. We’re sharing 10 Ways to Fight Rhino Poaching — detailing diverse solutions you can support to address the poaching crisis. 10. Demand Reduction With 900 rhinos killed so far this year in South Africa, decades of success in conservation are in […]Reducing Asia’s Demand for Rhino Horn — The International Rhino Foundation Blog
The vast majority of man eating is down to only two Croc species. The Saltwater Crocodile (from South East Asia and parts of Australia) and The Nile Crocodile (who is comfortable roaming pretty much all over Africa). Between the two of them, they are responsible for hundreds of fatal attacks on humans for the sole purpose of […]The crocodile — E-knowledge hub
Farming and fishing: Climate-related impacts are expected to reduce agricultural productivity in the Philippines. Also, warming oceans and ocean acidification …Climate Risk Profile: Philippines | Global Climate Changewww.climatelinks.org › resources › climate-change-risk… The Philippines is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including sea level rise, increased frequency of extreme weather events, rising temperatures and extreme rainfall.Philippines – Climate Action Trackerclimateactiontracker.org › […]Philippines is one of the Top 5 Most Affected Countries by Climate Change — Eslkevin’s Blog
Tigers have become extinct in Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos in the past 15 years due to poaching for trophies, capture or exotic dining. Habit loss plays a part, too!
A hundred years ago, there were about 100,000 tigers in Asia, now down to an estimated 3900 in the wild. British overlords took tens of thousands, hunting them from elephants, in colonial times in the earlier part of the twentieth century.
This video says about itself: 2 November 2017 Researchers at the University of Zurich have discovered a new species of orangutan. The new species, Pongo tapanuliensis (Tapanuli orangutan), live in remote areas of rainforest in Batang Toru, on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. From ScienceDaily: Newly discovered orangutan species is ‘among the most threatened great […]
Byblia ilithyia The beautiful Spotted Joker is found in Africa and Asia. In South Africa they commonly occur in all our provinces with the exception of the Western Cape, inhabiting grasslands and dry, open savanna habitats. The larvae feed predominantly on plants from the genus Tragia, while adults gather on rotting fruit, faeces and mud. […]