Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Written by: Johnny Wood Despite their menacing big-screen presence, sharks rarely attack humans. Meanwhile, man-made pressures including habitat loss, overfishing and illegal fishing cause untold damage to shark populations – it’s estimated 100 million are killed by...
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino poaching has decreased significantly in South Africa and Namibia.  Rhino poaching in South Africa fell by 53 percent in the first six months of this year. ...
Written by: Colin Sytsma The global spread of social media has created unparalleled opportunities for wildlife traffickers to advertise their illicit wares to potential buyers around the world. Traffickers can use platforms like Facebook...
Written by: Kimberly White  For the first time in four years, new tigers have been documented in a region of western Thailand. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation (DNP) teamed up...
Written by: Kimberly White  Vietnam has taken an important step forward in preventing future pandemics. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an extensive directive restricting the wildlife trade.  Effective...
Written by: Charlotte Edmond Just because a net is no longer being used doesn’t mean it can’t continue to catch things. Italian divers have freed a sperm whale entangled in a fishing net...
Written by: Elizabeth Claire Alberts From high above, the blue sea looks like it’s speckled with tiny white dots. But a closer look reveals more: each dot is actually a sea turtle swimming toward...
Written by: Kimberly White A new alliance has formed to take on the illegal wildlife trade. To mark World Environment Day, an alliance of environmental, policy, legal, business, and public health...
Written by: Kimberly White Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with Emerson Collective, Global Wildlife Conservation, and the European Commission to support Virunga National Park.  Co-founded by DiCaprio, Global Wildlife Conservation, and...
Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting sites have recorded their most successful season in recent years, with nearly 300 hatchlings released...

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