We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]

via Wildlife Conservation: Is it enough? — Agenda For Survival

Namibia: Situated north of its more well-known neighbour South Africa, Namibia extends over an area that’s about 2 times that of France but with only ~2.2 million inhabitants. Awarded with two UNESCO World Heritage sites – The Namib Sand Sea and Twyfelfontein – it’s also home to a vast array of other spectacular landscapes, […]

via “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” – Namibia and Botswana Jul/Aug 2017 — He.llo.Wo.rld – Travel blog

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

via Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The opportunity to witness nature in its purest form is both humbling and engaging. Visiting an African game park involves some bumpy and dusty driving, but one is rewarded with majestic wild life including giraffe, hippos, lions, zebra, antelopes, elephants, birds and so much more. (https://www.instagram.com/p/BtWUGCXnOy8/ for more photos) I’ve done this in several locations, […]

via The making of an African game park: behind the scenes — Get Out!

THIS BLOG TAKING A HOLIDAY BREAK…

until January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays! We wish all was well with the world’ wild animals…unfortunately not.

A population of zebras undertakes the longest terrestrial migration in Africa, according to researchers who just identified the zebras’ 311-mile journey. The discovery, published in the latest issue of the journal Oryx, provides compelling evidence that conservation efforts often require multinational coordinated support. In this case, “The migration involves up to several thousand zebra making […]

via Zebras Migrate 500km in Botswana. — Old Guv Legends

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

via Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart