Organization of the Day: Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Due to the hostile nature of Congo’s war-ravaged lands, the number of remaining Bonobos apes is one that is hard to pinpoint, and as a result there is no true approximation of their population size today. We are aware of 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

Organization of the Day: J.A.C.K.

In 1960 the estimated population of chimpanzees was estimated at around one million individuals. Today the estimates have been dramatically reduced to 172,000 to 300,000 remaining, a decline of on the scale of 70-83%. Roughly 40% of this population is Continue Reading

Organization of the Day: Living With Lions

Living With Lions Until recently scientists believed there were 100-200,000 lions living in Africa, but a recent survey has found that the number has dropped dramatically to approximately 23,000 and most of these are living in protected National Parks. Howeve, Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Chapman’s Blenny

  Photo credit: Dr. John E. Randall   Chapman’s Blenny, Entomacrodus chapmani, is classified as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. This species of blenny is found only in shallow, rocky waters (less than 2 metres) and Continue Reading