Conservationists have released footage and photographs of the world’s rarest rhino, which counts fewer than 70 members among its population and is confined to a single national park in Indonesia. While camera-trap images of the Javan rhino have occasionally surfaced, a WWF spokesperson says the photographs released Monday are only the third manually captured set…

via Watch Rare Footage of the World’s Most Endangered Rhino — TIME

Watch Rare Footage of the World’s Most Endangered Rhino — TIME

Animals, Endangered Species, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

China’s appetite for ‘stinky’ durian fruit threatening endangered tigers

Big Cats, China, Conservation, Endangered Species, Habitat, Habitat Destruction, habitat loss, Threatened Species, Tigers, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

China’s appetite for ‘stinky’ durian fruit threatening endangered tigers

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/24/chinas-appetite-for-stinky-durian-fruit-threatening-endangered-tigers?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Revealed: US moves to keep endangered species discussions secret

Animals, Endangered Species, Endangered Species Act, Species Protection, Trump, Trump Administration, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Revealed: US moves to keep endangered species discussions secret

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/oct/18/trump-administration-us-endangered-species-discussions-secret?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Trump administration poses new threat to birds in allowing ‘incidental’ killings

Birds, Conservation, Endangered Species, Migratory Birds, Species Protection, Threatened Species, Trump, Trump Administration, Under Threat, United States, Wild Birds, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Trump administration poses new threat to birds in allowing ‘incidental’ killings

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/21/trump-administration-poses-new-threat-to-birds-in-allowing-incidental-killings?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Trump condemned over plans to allow drilling near national parks

America, Endangered Species, Endangered Species Act, Environment, National Monuments, National Parks, Nature, Trees, Trump, Trump Administration, Under Threat, United States, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Trump condemned over plans to allow drilling near national parks

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/14/conservatives-democrats-trump-drilling-national-parks?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

BBC News: Endangered olive ridley sea turtles found dead off Mexico

Animals, Endangered Species, Fishing, Nets, Ocean, Oceans, Sea life, Sea Turtles, Seas, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Endangered olive ridley sea turtles found dead off Mexico – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-45341575

The world’s largest colony of king penguins has mysteriously shrunk by almost 90% since the 1980s, researchers say. Recent satellite and aerial imagery of France’s remote island of Île aux Cochons reveals the kings population there has all but disappeared, Agence France-Presse reports. Only 200,000 birds remain in the colony, experts estimated in a new…

via The World’s Largest Colony of King Penguins Has Shrunk by Almost 90% — TIME

The World’s Largest Colony of King Penguins Has Shrunk by Almost 90% — TIME

Birds, Endangered Species, Penguins, Species Decline, Threatened Species, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Trump’s next target? The endangered species that define America

Animals, Endangered Species, Endangered Species Act, Extinction, Habitat, Habitat Destruction, habitat loss, Industry, Nature, Oil, Species Protection, Threatened Species, Trump, Trump Administration, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

“To weaken protections for our unique animals in favor of industry is short-term thinking at its very worst.

eagle

 Bald eagles, grizzly bears and alligators have been brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to the Endangered Species Act. Photograph: Bob Strong/Reuters

 

The Trump administration and its conservative allies in Congress have consistently touted their efforts to “free” the American economy by rolling back regulations. The vice-president, Mike Pence, has said that the administration will deregulate so aggressively that we should all “buckle up”. Pence must have forgotten that seatbelts were instituted as a safety regulation that has saved countless people from injury and death.”

Read the full article from The Guardian here

These six species are about to be sacrificed for the oil and gas industry

Animals, Conservation, Endangered Species, Extinction, Grizzly Bears, Habitat, Habitat Destruction, habitat loss, Land, Land Management, Oil, Polar Bears, Threatened Species, Trump, Trump Administration, Under Threat, United States, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

These six species are about to be sacrificed for the oil and gas industry

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/26/endangered-species-act-gray-wolf-oil-gas-industry?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

While all wild felids are extraordinary creatures, there is one that stands above them all (literally). It is beautiful and terrifying, powerful and threatened: the tiger (Panthera tigris). This post is an introduction to this most majestic of cats. Subspecies There are five surviving subspecies of Panthera tigris (Hunter, 2015; Macdonald, Loveridge, & Nowell, 2010). […]

via The Tiger: The Most Magnificent Cat of All — The Jaguar

The Tiger: The Most Magnificent Cat of All — The Jaguar

Animals, Big Cats, Conservation, Endangered Species, Extinction, Tigers, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection, Wildlife Trafficking