Norway set to cull two thirds of its wolf population

In a controversial plan, Norway is set to cull more than two-thirds of its remaining wolves due to apparent harm inflicted on sheep flocks by the predators. The wolf population in Norway is estimated to be around 68 individuals. Plans approved on Friday would allow for 47 wolves to be culled. There is a lot of…

The Lost Lions – Lions in Ethopia and Sudan

In 50 years, the Lion population in Africa has rapidly declined from over 200,000 individuals in the 1960’s to fewer than 25,000 today. The rate of decline is further accelerating as the human population of Africa grows and lion habitat is lost. There are numerous threat to lions including: habitat loss prey decline conflict with…

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…

Climatic Shifts – The Migration Of Climate Zones

It is well known that climate change is affecting many different environments: the coral reefs are dying from acidification of the oceans, the sea ice is melting and temperatures are increasing across the world. However, a study published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that over the last decade, tropical…