Exposure to artificial light in coral reefs is stifling the clownfish’s ability to reproduce, further impacting the species made famous by the movie Finding Nemo.
Browsing: Wild Animals
The trade in captive wildlife will likely continue until people realize that wild animals are beings with their own interests and desires, not objects to be confined or owned.
During a single hour of investigation, five coaches carrying hundreds of tourists arrived and all were given an explicit sales pitch for the tiger bone glue, despite laws against the sale and trade of products made from tigers.
It is said that a tiger cannot change their stripes. Yet, after once hunting and killing a tiger for the subsistence of his family, now-BirdLife employee Mem Mai proves that people can change their ways, especially when given the opportunity.
A female brown bear who was kept caged for more than a decade as a tourist attraction has finally returned to freedom along with her two young cubs.
The first minke whale in Japan’s controversial new commercial whale hunt was landed in northern Japan yesterday. This is the first of an estimated 227 whales due to be killed in the country’s first openly commercial hunt.
The five governments that form part the enormous Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) are failing to protect wildlife and the livelihoods of rural communities. Widespread poaching, logging, fencing, over-population and poor cross border co-operation are driving more people to poverty and causing wildlife to disappear.
A pro-hunting stance is frequently composed both of colonial attitudes and misunderstandings about the ecological impact of hunting.
This guide covers some of the 100 species of birds that can be spotted in the different habitats throughout New Forest National Park, perfect for causal bird spotters and avian enthusiasts.
South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is determined to set yet another export quota for lion bones. This flies in the face of several ongoing processes aimed at curbing the controversial industry, including litigation challenging the quota.
Fish are living, feeling beings, yet they often go without any form of legal protection from cruelty. In ten states, they are expressly excluded from the definition of “animal” under state cruelty laws.
Even though such confinements (‘sanctuaries’) currently offer a solution better than death in a slaughterhouse or via euthanasia, they are far from being close to an ideal solution.