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Orca That Carried Her Dead Calf for 17 Days Gives Birth to Healthy Baby

Orca That Carried Her Dead Calf for 17 Days Gives Birth to Healthy Baby

A killer whale named Tahlequah captured the world’s attention in August 2018 after she carried her dead newborn calf for 17 days. But now, there is a silver lining to her story. The grieving...
James Cameron Just Made a Film About All-Female Vegan Anti-Poachers

James Cameron Just Made a Film About All-Female Vegan Anti-Poachers

A documentary about the world’s only all-female anti-poaching unit is now available on YouTube. “Akashinga: The Brave Ones” is produced by three-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron and directed by Maria Wilhelm. The short film—which...
Scientists Name New Spider Species After Greta Thunberg

Scientists Name New Spider Species After Greta Thunberg

Scientists just named a new spider species after teenage environmentalist Greta Thunberg. Peter Jäger, Head of Arachnology at the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Frankfurt, discovered a new genus of Madagascan huntsman...
China Just Removed Pangolins From Its Traditional Medicine List

China Just Removed Pangolins From Its Traditional Medicine List

Updated 7.7.20 - In order to protect pangolins, China recently updated the official list of ingredients approved for use in Traditional Chinese Medicine to exclude their scales. The newly published 2020 Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)...
Leonardo DiCaprio Raises $2 Million to Protect Mountain Gorillas

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises $2 Million to Protect Mountain Gorillas

Leonardo DiCaprio is working to protect Virunga National Park's endangered mountain gorillas. DiCaprio co-founded the nonprofit Earth Alliance last July, along with the Emerson Collective and Global Wildlife Conservation. The nonprofit organization aims to help...
Rare Thai Turtle Nests Make Biggest Comeback In 20 Years Thanks to COVID-19

Rare Thai Turtle Nests Make Biggest Comeback In 20 Years Thanks to COVID-19

While many humans are in quarantine, sea turtles appear to be thriving. The largest number of rare leatherback sea turtle nests in two decades was found on Thailand's beaches earlier this month. Eleven turtle nests have...
Wildlife Killing Contests Are Now Banned In Colorado

Wildlife Killing Contests Are Now Banned In Colorado

Colorado has officially ended its wildlife killing contests. Wildlife killing contests are organized events in which participants compete to kill animals—often getting prizes for slaughtering the most. Fur-bearing animals that are commonly targeted include bobcats,...
This Man is Building Tiny Restaurants for Squirrels During Quarantine

This Man Is Building Tiny Restaurants for Squirrels During Quarantine

Staying in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, Detroit resident James Vreeland built a tiny restaurant for squirrels. Lockdown currently limits most restaurants to delivery and takeout only. However, the Maison de Noix or...
TK Times Animals Are Reclaiming the Planet During Quarantine

14 Times Animals Reclaimed the Planet During Quarantine

Social media and the news outlets have been saturated with coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Information about COVID-19 infection rates and the mounting death toll has cast a dark shadow around the world. But,...
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,...
Fortnite's Founder Saved a Forest From Destruction for $15 Million

Fortnite’s Founder Just Paid $15 Million to Protect Wildlife

Tim Sweeney, the founder and developer of the popular video game Fortnite, has won a big victory in real life. The North Carolina native purchased a 1,500-acre parcel of land known as Stonehill Pines that...
Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinarian Centre Exclusively Treats the City's Wild Animals for Free

Johannesburg Veterinarian Exclusively Treats the City’s Wild Animals for Free

A veterinarian clinic in Johannesburg is on a mission to help protect the city's abundant wildlife.  The Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Centre (JWVC), helmed by Dr Karin Lourens, is the first of its kind to only service wild...

Kenya Replaced Presidents on Its Currency With Pictures of Endangered Animals

Kenya has unveiled new currency with native wildlife inscriptions, replacing images of former presidents. On the "new generation" one, five, ten, and 20 shillings, images of giraffes, lions, rhinos, and elephants will now be featured,...
Harvard Wildlife Law Class Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Lawyers to Protect Animals

Harvard Wildlife Law Class Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Lawyers to Protect Animals

Harvard Law School lecturer Jonathan Lovvorn is teaching a class on wildlife law in a bid to inspire a new generation of lawyers to protect animals. According to The Harvard Gazette, the professor, who is also the...
Chris Packham

BBC Nature Show Host Chris Packham Says Farmers Are Our ‘Last Chance’ at Saving...

English naturalist, nature photographer, author, and television host Chris Packham believes that nature reserves are not enough to help the nation's wildlife. Earlier this month, the BBC host embarked on a quest called "Chris Packham's...

The World’s Most Trafficked Mammal, the Pangolin, Finds Sanctuary in Johannesburg

The world’s most trafficked mammal, the pangolin, may finally have a safe place to call home. According to Associated Press, The Ichikowitz Family Foundation has acquired land near Johannesburg for the construction of a...

Federal Bill Looks to Improve Animal Welfare by Banning Big Cat Possession

A federal bill has been reintroduced to the United States Senate in an effort to better animal welfare nationwide by banning the possession of big cats, including tigers and lions. The bill, Big Cat Public Safety...

60% of All Mammals on Earth Are Livestock, Says New Study

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America highlights the impact humanity has upon biodiversity and wildlife on Earth, although humans make up only a minute portion...
5 Ways a Vegan Diet Helps to Save Non-Farmed Animals

5 Ways a Vegan Diet Helps to Save Non-Farmed Animals

It's no secret that opting for a plant-based vegan diet can spare countless farmed animals. But what is less obvious, is the multitude of other animals being impacted by our dietary choices. Currently, animal agriculture...
Vegan Celeb Paul McCartney Is Saving Endangered Kiwi Birds Between NZ Tour Dates

Vegan Celeb Paul McCartney Is Saving Endangered Kiwi Birds Between NZ Tour Dates

Superstar and activist Sir Paul McCartney has won our hearts again with his latest post on social media. The short video shows the musician in New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay, rescuing a brown kiwi. McCartney is...