Tattoo of the Day

Tattoo by Chen Shiyong from Brave Tattoo in Taiwan.

IUCN Species of the Day: Chinese Crested Tern

  Photo credit: Michelle and Peter Wong   The Chinese Crested Tern, Sterna bernsteini, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This seabird was previously feared to be extinct but was rediscovered in 2000 Continue Reading

Asia’s police forces cracking down on Ivory, despite booming demand in Asia

As the demand for ivory continues to rise in Asia, more and more African elephants are feeling the repercussions.  A single large elephant tusk can now go for as much as $17,000 on the black market and with that kind Continue Reading