CITES by Peter Hanscomb CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. Widespread information nowadays about the endangered status of many prominent species, […]CITES — Wildonline.blog
We (humankind that is) are not alone on this planet. We share it with a beautiful, expansive and fragile ecosystem made of plants and life forms so diverse and numerous that there’s a good chance we still haven’t discovered them all. Those of a fashion conscious disposition owe a great debt to the beauty and […]
There are over 2 million Caribou in Canada, some subspecies are quite threatened by oil drilling, habitat loss, human incursion… There are several species including WOODLAND, the largest of the species inhabiting boreal and northern forests in British Columbia, Yukon, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador; PEARY, inhabit the northern Arctic islands; BARREN GROUND, found in large migrating herds in Yukon, Northwest Territories, Northern Quebec and Labrador.
The Caribou has traditionally been the image on the back of the Canadian quarter (25 cent piece) and still is!
By Judie Mancuso as published on World Animal News “Last month’s tragic loss of the world’s last male Northern White Rhino served as a wake-up call for people around the world that once the species is gone, it’s gone,” California Senate Bill 1487, the Iconic African Species Protection Act, passed the Senate Committee on Natural […]
Alt National Park Service Facebook page reports A new political appointee picked by Trump to oversee wildlife and parks at the Interior Department has a history of opposing endangered species protections. Susan Combs, who was recently appointed by Trump as acting assistant secretary for fish, wildlife and parks, has in the past compared the endangered […]
Elephants, the largest land mammals, still face being killed for their tusks.
by Divya Bhardwaj Trophy hunting is defined as the selective hunting of wild game for human recreation. Supporters of trophy hunting argue that when conducted legally, it actually raises money to protect the animals and their habitats. They are not wrong, since currently the leading source of funds for threatened animals in Africa is from […]
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