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 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 Puget Sound Whales are on the verge of extinction as the Chinook Salmon decline.
Oil palm plantations have come to Africa and the great apes are under the same threat that the orangutans have faced for twenty years.
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.
Last week noted the start of the annual seal cull in Namibia, where seal pups are clubbed to death in the tourist area of Cape Cross.
The Humpback whale in Alaska may have its status as endangered changed to threatened as population growth is cited.