There is so much beauty on the planet worth protecting, but sometimes such a large idea can seem abstract. For one novelist, his stories about our vast lands and seas are told from the perspective of the endangered species that we wish to protect. John Morano is a professor of journalism at Monmouth University. He’s […]
This photo taken on December 13, 2018 shows Cambodian Customs and Excise Officials looking at ivory seized from a shipping container at the Phnom Penh port. Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique, a customs official said on December 16, marking the country’s largest ivory […]
The suspects were found with many wildlife items as well as tools and harvested agarwood. from Malaysiakini https://ift.tt/35W5uTK via IFTTT ##MalaysiaKiniEn
The wildlife conservation charity Free the Bears has just released a ten-year action plan to ensure the survival of the world’s least-known bear species, the sun bear. The new Global Status Review and Conservation Action Plan is the first ever range-wide conservation action plan for a terrestrial bear species. It sets out an ambitious strategy […]
The latest episode of BBC’s Seven Worlds, One Planet left viewers devastated and reeling, after the true impact of poaching was seen so starkly on screen. Mountains of confiscated tusks were piled up, representing just half of the elephants killed in Africa in just one year. “Elephants have used their great intelligence to help them […]
Three men were charged Friday with trying to smuggle thousands of California succulents to South Korea, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The South Korean nationals pulled the live Dudleya succulents out of the ground at remote state parks in Northern California in 2018, took them to a nursery in San Diego and then transported the plants to a commercial exporter in Compton with the intention of using a fraudulently obtained certificate to ship the plants to South Korea, prosecutors […]
Unpacking the impact the lion trade has on South Africa’s tourism industry and what we as citizens can do to protect our wildlife.