flyingrhinos1

Flying Rhinos….Protecting the last of their kind….

South Africa has been hit the hardest by the Rhino poaching epidemic. Just last year over 628 rhinos have been poached for their horn. Its an average of 1.72 rhinos killed everyday….. The trend is going up and its estimated that as of January 2013 86 rhinos have already been killed…. What are people doing […]

Screen Shot 2012-12-31 at 4.25.28 PM

The Last Lioness……..Meet Lady Liuwa the only known resident lion surviving on Zambia’s Liuwa Plain

A haunting call echoes across the Liuwa Plain. There is no answer, there hasn’t been for years. She has no pride, no support – she alone must safeguard her own survival. Her name is Lady Liuwa, and she is the Last Lioness. Isolated by a scourge of illegal trophy hunting that wiped out the rest […]

Screen Shot 2012-12-26 at 10.01.16 PM

Nowhere in Africa are elephants safe…Poverty and Greed are killing the last Africa’s elephants…

Article by Jeffrey Gettleman. Published in the NY Times In the past several years, 10,000 elephants in Gabon have been wiped out, some picked off by impoverished hunters creeping around the jungle with rusty shotguns and willing to be paid in sacks of salt, others mowed down en masse by criminal gangs that slice off […]

osprey-at-sea-2

La Tecnología en Pro de la Conservación

Una pequeña organización llamada Conservation Drones está desplazando el uso común de los DRONES (vehículos aéreos sin tripulación utilizados típicamente para la guerra), dándoles un mejor uso en pro de la conservación. Conocidas como máquinas asesinas que buscan terroristas con excelente precisión, ahora estos artefactos están siendo utilizados de una forma positiva para buscar y monitorizar las […]

Orangutan Nests Collage

How Killing Machines save endangered wildlife

A little organization known as  Conservation Drones is shifting how Dones (unmanned aerial vehicle) which are typically used as warfare tools  are now used in conservation with fantastic new uses….. Known as stealthy killing machines to take out suspected terrorists with pinpoint accuracy. But drones are also being put to more benign use in skies […]

11ch

Live from Masai Mara – Elephants, Wildebeest and New Cheetah Cubs…..

 Cool mornings with some overcast days and low cloud. Latterly there has been some pastel sunrises as the day warms up from a cool crisp early start. On the 3rd of June we had 18 mm of rain. The latter end of the month has brought on clear skies with crisp early morning temps being […]

412228_3008861175338_1076710891_32226050_1301640409_o

Photo of the Day Contest, “A Leopard Can’t Change it’s Spots”, Beautiful African Leopard Profile Picture

To participate and share your images,  please join Bush Warriors Photo of the Day Contest group on Facebook, which you can access by clicking here (http://www.facebook.com/groups/bushwarriorsphotooftheday/) A Leopard Can’t Change it’s Spots Photo Credit: Fred von Winckelmann Khwai, Botswana Here we catch a rare glimpse of an adult African Leopard (Panthera pardus) getting ready to go out […]

(c) Robin Hamilton

Corrupción, Escándalo, y Sociedad: Qué tanto de la crisis del TIGRE es causada por el tráfico en el mercado negro?

No es sólo un factor aislado que el siglo pasado se haya perdido un 97% de los tigres alrededor del mundo. Es un problema multifacético con grandes desafíos. La caza furtiva, la pérdida de su hábitat, los conflictos tigre-humanos, y la reducción drástica de las presas básicas de los grandes felinos, son un gran problema […]

Bairds beaked whale (c) EIA

Killing for Commerce….YAHOO JAPAN PROFITS FROM KILLING OF ENDANGERED WHALES & DOLPHINS

Internet giant urged to ban all sales of whale and dolphin products   LONDON, UK: Hundreds of whale products are being offered for sale on the Japanese website of internet search engine company Yahoo!, according to a new report. Killing for Commerce, released today by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), in conjunction with Humane Society […]

images-3

Photo of the Month Poll, May

Welcome to our second Photo of the Month Poll for 2012!  Please check the boxes of your favorite photos above.  Then, click the VOTE button on the bottom right hand corner of your screen.  Every vote counts!  Don’t forget to click on the individual photos to view the full size versions!  Thanks for your continued […]

kipunji-by-tim-davenport

Una mirada a tres de los primates que se encuentran en mayor peligro de desaparecer

La mayoría de los primates están sufriendo una preocupante disminución en su población debido a la pérdida de su hábitat, la cacería furtiva y el tráfico de especies. El conflicto existente con los humanos ha incrementado los problemas de territorio, provocando que estos increíbles animales estén al borde de la extinción. Estos animales, a pesar […]

EIA_Young_Elephants_01

El Triste Crecimiento del Comercio Ilegal del Marfil

Durante el ultimo año, autoridades de tres diferente países han incautado alrededor de 3600 colmillos de elefante, representando únicamente una cantidad mínima de lo que circula realmente alrededor del mundo. Esto es un dato preocupante, ya que amenaza la población de elefantes salvajes. Aproximadamente 700 colmillos de elefante recuperados de comerciantes ilegales. Foto: Star Publications […]

imgres

Photo of the Week Poll, 5/15-5/22

It’s time for another Photo of the Week Poll!  This week we have four INCREDIBLE shots to chose from.  Please check the boxes of your favorite photos above.  Then, click the VOTE button on the bottom right hand corner of your screen.  Every vote counts!  Don’t forget to click on the individual photos to view […]