The Issue

There is a war taking place on our planet for which there are no headlines, no demonstrations, no voice. It is a war against some of the most endangered species on earth, and it takes place in some of the Continue Reading

Organization of the Day: Bear Research and Conservation Nepal

 Asiatic Black Bears are considered ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN, and are suffering a rapid decline largely due to habitat loss, illegal trade in bile and paws, and conflict with humans.  These bears are known to invade and consume farmers’ crops, Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Day Gecko

    Photo credit: Christian Randrianantoandro   The Day Gecko, Phelsuma antanosy, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM.

IUCN Species of the Day: Irrawaddy Dolphin

  Photo credit: Deparment of Fishery of Thailand   The Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. A distinctive dolphin with a rounded head and no beak, this species is patchily Continue Reading

Organization of the Day: Bear Research and Conservation Nepal

 Asiatic Black Bears are considered ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN, and are suffering a rapid decline largely due to habitat loss, illegal trade in bile and paws, and conflict with humans.  These bears are known to invade and consume farmers’ crops, Continue Reading