Two of a group of white tiger sextuplets are photographed at the Yunnan Zoo in Kunming, China. Image Credit: Photograph by Veg/Getty Images, According to the zoo, white tigers usually give birth to two or three cubs, and the sextuplets are considered very rare. via 22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week
The GREAT DECLINE “The disappearance of wildlife species is perhaps the most pressing and serious of all environmental problems, threatening the loss of valuable natural services and, as a result, undermining human well-being. The already accelerating rate of species loss is set to become faster still, as existing pressures arising from human population growth, expansion […]
If you want a sobering look at the scale of wildlife trafficking, just visit the National Eagle and Wildlife Repository on the outskirts of Denver. In the middle of a national reserve is a cavernous warehouse stuffed with the remains of 1.5 million animals, whole and in parts. They range from taxidermied polar bears to […]
As consumers, are we doing enough to help save our beautiful, green planet? In Borneo, palm oil plantations, are destroying the homes of many endangered species. It’s time for us to seriously step it up.
The Aceh provincial government has vowed to protect Gunung Leuser National Park, the core part of the Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra, by canceling infrastructure projects in the park. However, questions linger over the future of the remaining part of the wider ecosystem, where planned infrastructure projects remain unaffected by the latest pledge. Activists have called […]
I am thrilled to be able to bring you this Q&A with Dr. Kalli Doubleday. Dr. Doubleday is a geographer who recently earned her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Her dissertation focused on the social dynamics surrounding tiger reintroductions in Sariska Tiger Reserve: a well-known protected area in the Indian state of […]
Kevin, This is an all hands on deck moment in the fight against Conflict Palm Oil. After years of pressure, PepsiCo has finally adopted a new policy for palm oil, but it leaves a loophole big enough to drive a bulldozer through, threatening Indonesia’s people and forests. It’s time for tough action to ensure PepsiCo […]