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


  London/Washington DC: Conservation and animal welfare groups have expressed concern over news that Iceland’s hunt of endangered fin whales will resume this summer. The Icelandic newspaper Skessuhorn reported on Thursday that it had “reliable evidence” fin whaling will begin Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Tulotoma Snail

  Photo credit: T.A. Conrad   The Tulotoma Snail, Tulotoma magnifica, is listed as ‘Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

IUCN Species of the Day: Porbeagle Shark

  Photo credit: S. Campana/Canadian Shark Research Lab   The Porbeagle, Lamna nasus, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It is found worldwide in temperate and cold-temperate waters. Subpopulations in the Northeast Atlantic and Continue Reading

Tattoo of the Day

Tattoo by Carlos Rojas.