“Somos de aquí: The Enduring Wildlife of Puerto Rico” opened officially on May 5, 2019, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming, and will be on view through August 18. This is the first fully-bilingual, large-scale art exhibition in Wyoming. It is a multimedia show featuring Puerto Rican parrots, coquí frogs, sea turtles, and […]

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Luis Ferré-Sadurní (The New York Times) reports on the extensive loss of vegetation and wildlife in Puerto Rico’s rainforest, El Yunque National Forest. This has hit me hard, since I was just there this past August, and for the first time, I hiked up to its highest peak, El Toro (at 3,533 feet above sea level). […]

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This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant. Based on the Proportion of Illegally Killed Elephants data, or PIKE, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of […]

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This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity according to the UN Development Programme (UNDP).The “race is on” in Indonesia to halt the illegal trade in wildlife and the loss of biodiversity according to […]

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