World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day is on September 22 and celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, white, greater one-horned, Sumatran and Javan rhinos.  Today, conservationists and animal lovers come together to celebrate World Rhino Day. However, the day is marked with bleak poaching statistics. According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Earth’s last remaining Sumatran…

The Killing Fields – Rhino Evacuation

As the number of rhinos poached in South Africa increases dramatically, there is a proposal to evacuate the animals out of Kruger National Park to other private game reserves for their safety.

The Price Tag Of The Wildlife Trade

The price of animal parts is increasing over the price of gold and cocaine. After habitat loss, the illegal wildlife trade is the second biggest threat to animals.

The New Victims Of Palm Oil

Oil palm plantations have come to Africa and the great apes are under the same threat that the orangutans have faced for twenty years.

Six Out Of Nine Stripes

The tiger numbers across the world are plummeting and relatively little is known about how bad it is. There have been three extinctions of subspecies of tigers in the last century alone and it is feared there will be more.