Sunday, September 20, 2020
Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin seizure in the region. Customs officials discovered the shark fins inside...
Written by: Kimberly White The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List has reclassified the Mountain Gorilla from “critically endangered” to “endangered.” The status change comes after a survey released...
Written by: Kimberly White The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, has officially launched the “Ivory Trade is a Rip-off” campaign. The campaign is a reaffirmation of Kenya’s position on the ivory trade and...
Written by: Mike Gaworecki New research finds that large filter feeders in the waters of Indonesia could be ingesting dozens to hundreds of microplastic particles every hour. Due to their filter...
Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Daniel Grossman Barry Sinervo and two dozen coauthors in 2010 published a scientific paper that dismayed wildlife experts. A biologist at the University of...
Written by: Shreya Dasgupta There may be a glimmer of hope for the critically endangered gharial, a unique crocodile known for its long, narrow snout that ends in a bulbous growth resembling a cooking...
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end its ivory trade beginning with abandoning ivory hanko stamps. Hanko stamps account for 80% of...
Written by: Charlie Gardner, Jake Bicknell, Matthew Struebig, and Zoe Davies It’s tempting to think that our forests would be fine if we could simply stop trees being felled or...
Written by: Kimberly White In the weeks leading up to World Pangolin Day, officials around the world have seized approximately 40 tonnes of pangolins. Earlier this month, police working on...
Written by: Junaidi Hanafiah Translated by: Aria Danaparamita As Indonesia prepares to launch a new captive-breeding facility for Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in the northern province of Aceh, authorities and conservationists...

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