Defenders of Wildlife News Release WILDLIFE CORRIDORS CONSERVATION ACT OF 2019 INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS WITH BI-PARTISAN SUPPORT FOLLOWING UN REPORT ON GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY CRISIS WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2019) — Marking the most significant step toward national wildlife conservation in decades, the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 was introduced today in both houses of […]
Photograph by Bernardo Roca-Rey Ross. The rufous-crested coquette (Lophornis delattrei) is a rare hummingbird found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru. The male has a characteristic orange crest which make this little bird quite special. I had to wait quite some time until I was able to have a proper picture of this little […]
Canada’s Ontario Provincial Government has cancelled its annual tree planting program, resulting in the supplier nursery needing to destroy 3 million nursery-stock trees as they are now redundant.
After our first incredible day on safari, I thought nothing could compare. I was wrong. On day two of our sojourn, New Year’s Eve, our hosts raised the bar. This will live on as one of the favorite days of my life ever. And, to be fair, I’ve lived a fortunate life, have traveled to […]
DESROCHES ISLAND, Seychelles — In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.” President Danny Faure’s call for action, the first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, came from one of the many […]
By Nicholas Okeya. Originally published on SciDev.Net. A dangerous invasive alien weed known as field dodder could be a serious menace to agriculture and biodiversity across Sub-Saharan Africa, and reduce crop yields, scientists say.
Photography by Danny Green Swooping in for a landing, an Atlantic puffin brings a meal for its chick on Scotland’s Treshnish Isles. Puffin parents make up to eight food runs a day; each bird can grip 20 or more fish in its beak. Peeking from its burrow, a puffin snips off a bloom to dress […]