A report by Akola Thompsom for Mongabay. In Guyana’s sprawling Kanuku mountain range, indigenous villagers partner with researchers, scientists and conservation groups for support and to build upon their knowledge and capacity for conservation work. With traditional territory stretching to the northern border of Brazil, the Yupukari, Wapishana, and Macushi indigenous groups take the lead […]
Originally posted on Wild Snapshots: Some of the world’s most unique species are facing rapid population declines as the billion dollar illegal animal trade booms. If you’ve been to south east Asia, or even some areas of central and south America chances are you’ve seen monkeys, snakes or birds paraded around some of the biggest…
Wildlife populations declined by an average of 60% over the last four decades
A dead olive ridley sea turtle lies with a rope around its neck on Marari beach near Mararikulam in southern India. Getting tangled in nets and ropes used in the fishing industry are a frequent hazard for the vulnerable creatures, which hatch by the millions in their largest nesting grounds each year along the coast […]
Men carry a sea turtle back to shore during wildlife rescue efforts in the aftermath of the tsunami in Tanjung Lesung, Indonesia, on 22 December.
…until January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays! We wish all was well with the world’ wild animals…unfortunately not.