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An Endangered Baby Black Rhinoceros In the Time of COVID-19

An Endangered Baby Black Rhinoceros In the Time of COVID-19

A black rhinoceros calf cries out into the night in terror as poachers hack the horn from her still-breathing mother. In terror, the baby runs into the bushes away from the horror and the...
70,000 Sea Turtles Nested on Beaches Emptied By COVID-19

70,000 Sea Turtles Nested on Beaches Emptied By COVID-19

(Updated April 27, 2020) | More than 70,000 olive ridley sea turtles were seen nesting along the coast of the eastern Indian state of Odisha. According to Business Insider, the sea turtles did not partake...
British Troop’s Anti-Poaching Mission Saves 17 Endangered Black Rhinos

British Troop’s Anti-Poaching Mission Saves 17 Endangered Black Rhinos

(Updated January 5, 2020) | British soldiers helped relocate endangered black rhinos in a recent anti-poaching mission. Per Sky News, the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles spent three months in Malawi, Africa. Troops trained rangers...
New Bill Earmarks $1.4 Billion for Endangered Species

New Bill Earmarks $1.4 Billion for Endangered Species

A new congressional bill would see $1.4 billion allocated to states, tribes, and territories across the U.S. for the conservation of wildlife and the protection of endangered species. Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Jeff Fortenberry,...
How Scientists Are Growing Meat and Saving Endangered Animals at the Same Time

How Scientists Are Growing Meat and Saving Endangered Animals at the Same Time

Researchers at the University of Oslo in Norway are compiling the world's first biobank of animal cells to help develop lab-grown meat, real meat grown with animal cells, and save endangered species. Gareth Sullivan, vice...

Blockchain Project to Launch Poacher Tracking Drones to Protect Endangered Species

A new blockchain effort launched by the Newton Project is aimed at helping to fight animal poaching and protect the increasing number of endangered species around the world. According to the website Crypto Briefing, the...
Chelsea Clinton to Release Children’s Book About Endangered Species

Chelsea Clinton to Release Children’s Book About Endangered Species

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has written a new children's book about endangered animals. The book, "Don't Let Them Disappear!" is set for a spring 2019 release date. Her fifth children's book is set to explore...
U.S. Bans Gillnet-Caught Seafood to Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoises

U.S. Bans Gillnet-Caught Seafood to Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoises

The US Court of International Trade has issued an order for the Trump Administration to ban the import of seafood from Mexican fisheries that use gillnets. This method of fishing is notorious for gathering bycatch...
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Art Exhibition in Hong Kong Challenges Mankind’s Complex Relationship With the Animal Kingdom

A new mixed media exhibition in Hong Kong explores the way mankind interacts with animals. Specifically, it delves into Vietnamese mythology and how these traditional belief systems impact animal populations in the modern world. The...
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UK Ivory Ban May Also Protect Hippos, Walruses and Narwhals

In April, the UK government announced it would ban the sale of ivory in a bid to protect wild elephants around the globe. Since then, concerns have risen that the ban would result in...

A New Approach to Orangutan Conservation Is Needed to Save the Species, According to...

A recent report published in Science Magazine revealed new information about orangutans that could improve conservation efforts. The findings uncovered the human influence on the species, providing insight to the orangutan's vulnerabilities, and allowing the opportunity for...

Actor Ashley Judd Partners with Conservation Group to Protect Endangered Bonobos

Actor, animal rights activist, and vegetarian Ashley Judd has partnered with non-profit organization the Bonobo Conservation Initiative. The collaboration sees Judd urging fans and animal lovers to join her in taking a stand to protect...

Vegan Celebrity Kat Von D Urges for Protection of Endangered Marine Species, Vaquita

Celebrity tattoo artist, makeup artist, entrepreneur, and vegan activist Kat Von D took to Instagram today, urging her 6.5 million followers to pay attention to the vaquita, a porpoise species that is critically endangered, largely...

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Adopts Endangered Gorilla to Promote Animal Conservation Efforts

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson recently appeared on The Ellen Show, wherein the actor introduced a new addition to his family: a gorilla named Iyambere. The Rock shared a snap from the show to his 102...
Iconic Fashion Brand Lacoste Highlights Endangered Species in Limited-Edition Line

Lacoste Highlights Endangered Species in Limited-Edition Polo Shirt Line

For the first time in nearly a century, iconic fashion brand Lacoste has bumped its unmistakable crocodile logo from a limited number of its popular polo shirts. The company is using the logo space...

PETA Prompts Tinder To Speak Out Against Tiger Selfies

Dating app Tinder has asked users to take down pictures of themselves posing with tigers after receiving a letter of complaint from animal rights group PETA Australia. The activist group penned a letter to...

Trump’s Multi Billion Dollar Wall To Pose Huge Threat To Endangered Species

Trump’s wall has made progress in the last week, with the House approving a $1.6 billion fund to start the “contiguous and impassable wall” along the Mexican border.  We’re all concerned about the motives...