Acting like high-rise timeshares in the sea, shipwrecks and other artificial reefs can support dense populations of sharks, mackerels, barracudas, jacks and other large migratory marine predators essential to ocean health, according to a new study.
Browsing: Wild Animals
As wildfires continue to spread across western U.S. states, impacting air quality and causing wildlife to flee to safety, veterinarians are warning people of potential dangers for pets.
The director of legal affairs and advocacy for Africa Network for Animal Welfare discusses the most pressing issues affecting animals across Africa and the receptiveness of African political leaders to animal protection concerns.
The director of FOUR PAWS / VIER PFOTEN’s Disaster Relief Unit discusses the importance of accounting for animals in disaster planning and response.
The co-founders of WildlifeSOS discuss combating wildlife crime through community development.
A new study brings hope for solving the violent conflicts between elephants and farmers in Thailand.
Dr. Chris Walzer, Executive Director of Health for Wildlife Conservation Society, discusses the relationship between the wildlife trade and the transmission of zoonotic diseases, including COVID-19.
The head of policy for Born Free Foundation discusses how wildlife crime harms humans, nonhuman animals, and ecosystems alike.
Dr. Jim Desmond weighs in on timely topics such as the connection between animal welfare and the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the wildlife trade in zoonotic disease transmission, and how governments can act to prevent future pandemics.
The pandemic has revealed the truth about Thailand’s unsustainable and exploitative elephant tourism sector — and a chance to rethink the relationship between humans and elephants.
The Trump administration has announced a proposed new rule that would harm threatened and endangered species by making it harder to protect the habitat that is critical for their survival.
Governments might be able to prevent future pandemics by investing as little as $22 billion a year in programs to curb wildlife trafficking and stem the destruction of tropical forests.