Efforts to control wildlife should begin wherever possible by altering the human practices that cause human–wildlife conflict and by developing a culture of coexistence.
In this age of extinctions, governments love to trumpet any rare or unique findings of species. Publicity can generate support to prevent species from becoming extinct, but it may also backfire when publicity incites the interest of poachers and betrays details of a species’ location.
Please send a comment to the U.S. Department of the Interior, asking that the 27 National Monuments, and the oceanic monuments which are also now under review, not be diminished or downsized in any way.
Sea otters and other marine life are highly likely to be affected by habitat degradation and loss. Developments such as land reclamation, sewage, dredging, and dumping degrade the environment and take up valuable habitat.
Many animal activists regard organized religion as an opponent. Concerning Judaism specifically, this is largely due to the misunderstanding of biblical verses that, when properly interpreted, actually endorse the struggle to improve conditions for animals.
That they are dangerous is clear, but like many things in nature, crocodiles do not set out to hunt humans. Crocodiles and humans may never coexist in peace, but knowing and understanding how to avoid becoming a croc’s dinner is an important first step.
When I first went vegan, all I knew was “I’m not supposed to eat animals anymore,” and I thought that was all I needed to know. Here I am going to tell you five things I would like to have known before my transition, which I have since come to understand.
Reptiles may be cold-blooded, but wearing their skins is cold-hearted. The trade in exotic animal skins, and those of reptiles in particular, victimizes thousands of animals to fulfil the demands of luxury fashion houses.
Studying the past can play an important role in animal conservation, by clarifying how humans have impacted animals in a wide range of environments over time. This information can also be used in assessing how and where to repopulate vulnerable species and how to minimize human impacts.
New York City’s revamped citywide campaign aims to educate residents in all five boroughs about the red-tailed hawks, piping plovers, raccoons, coyotes and deer they coexist with.
Increasingly large patches of tropical forest are being lost worldwide as governments and corporations clear more land to make way for industrial-scale agriculture, a Duke University study shows.
Bev Pervan, co-founder of Karoo Wildlife Centre and Campaign Against Canned Hunting, died from cancer on 30th April 2016. We remember her today because of the impact she made on animal welfare in South Africa.