Grey Wolf

The grey wolf of the Americas The United States government, under the Trump administration, announced in October that the grey wolf will no longer receive federal protection under the endangered species list. This decision has been met with criticism from conservation groups and researchers including four of the five researchers tasked with the independent review […]

WHY IT’S CRITICAL TO SAVE THE WORLD’S LAST WILD PLACES

WHY IT’S CRITICAL TO SAVE THE WORLD’S LAST WILD PLACES In science, it’s rare that a new idea comes along that stops people in their tracks. For ecologists, this has just happened, in a paper that found that species living in wild places have more genetic diversity than the same species living in areas dominated […]

TRIP ADVISOR NO LONGER SELLING TICKETS TO EXTREME WILDLIFE ENTERTAINMENT ATTRACTIONS

TRIP ADVISOR NO LONGER SELLING TICKETS TO EXTREME WILDLIFE ENTERTAINMENT ATTRACTIONS Thanks to the pressure of a petition that has over 558,000 supporters,  TripAdvisor has agreed to stop selling tickets to wildlife activities where tourists are allowed direct contact with captive, wild animals or endangered species.  In order to bring an end to the suffering of animals […]

SUPERHIGHWAY THREATENS RARE GORILLAS

SUPERHIGHWAY THREATENS RARE GORILLAS The Ekuri forest is in the buffer zone of Cross River National Park, one of the most biodiverse sites in all of Africa, home to a number of rare and endangered wildlife species including the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee and some of the last forest elephants in West Africa. In a letter to […]