Good news for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle!!!

The US federal government has taken a needed step to protect the imperiled loggerhead sea turtle. It has designated a “critical habitat”, including 84 percent of all known nesting areas, and protections for large areas of ocean habitat. Critical habitat Continue Reading

Great White Shark in Danger

The unfortunate shark attack that occurred to a young surfer on July 2012 on the beaches of Western Australia has created a big commotion and worries to the Australian government. Authorities tried to catch and kill the shark responsible, but Continue Reading

El Gran Tiburón Blanco en Peligro

El desafortunado ataque de tiburón ocurrido en Julio del 2012 a un joven surfista en las costas del Oeste de Australia ha provocado una gran conmoción y preocupación al gobierno Australiano. Las Autoridades han intentado atrapar y matar al tiburón Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Blue-Throated Macaw

     Photo credit: Joseph Tobias   The Blue-throated Macaw, Ara glaucogularis, qualifies as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It is found in a small area of north-central Bolivia known as Los Llanos de Moxos, Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Polar Bear

  Photo credit: Steven Kazlowski The Polar Bear, Ursus maritimus, is classified as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The polar bear is the largest living land carnivore in the world today and they live throughout the Continue Reading