‘Death sentence’: butterfly sanctuary to be bulldozed for Trump’s border wall

Butterflies, Conservation, Extinction, Trump, Trump Administration, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

‘Death sentence’: butterfly sanctuary to be bulldozed for Trump’s border wall

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/13/butterfly-sanctuary-border-wall-mission-texas?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Recently, 18 Latin American countries and several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) came up with a new plan to save jaguars (Panthera onca): the Jaguar 2030 Roadmap. Part of the new strategy to conserve the Americas’ largest cat included the establishment of the first ever International Jaguar Day. Today, November 29, is that day. In this press […]

via Celebrating the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Celebrating the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Wildlife, Conservation, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Trafficking, Jaguars, Wildlife Protection, Illegal Wildlife Trade, International Jaguar Day

Source: Buffalo Field Campaign Putting it mildly. A female buffalo expresses her people’s sentiment towards the USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service. Buffalo Field Campaign’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit continues to divulge more evidence of how unfit the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is in having any role […]

via Bastard Buffalo? The Gross Disrespect of USDA-APHIS — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Bastard Buffalo? The Gross Disrespect of USDA-APHIS — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Bison, Buffalo, USDA-APHIS, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection, Yellowstone

Today is #GivingTuesday: a day set aside to donate to non-profit groups. There are countless non-profits around the globe who are working to make this world a better place, and giving to any of them would be great. However, since this is a blog about wild cats, why not support the tireless organizations who are […]

via Support Wild Cats on #GivingTuesday — The Jaguar

Support Wild Cats on #GivingTuesday — The Jaguar

#GivingTuesday, Big Cats, Conservation, Uncategorized, Wildlife Conservation

A recent press release from the conservation organization Panthera contains exciting news. The 18 jaguar range countries in Latin America, along with a host of concerned organizations – including Panthera, the WWF, the WCS, and the UNDP – have agreed on a new plan to save jaguars. They are calling this plan the “Jaguar 2030 […]

via Introducing the new Jaguar 2030 Conservation Roadmap, and the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Introducing the new Jaguar 2030 Conservation Roadmap, and the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Conservation, Jaguars, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation

I literally just announced that I was going to take a short break from blogging, then I made the mistake of checking Twitter. Here is what I saw at the top of my feed: “In reversing this ban, China has helped to legalize the execution and extinction of the magnificent tiger.” Our Dr. John Goodrich condemns […]

via China Reverses Ban on the Use of Tiger and Rhino Parts in Traditional Chinese Medicine — The Jaguar

China Reverses Ban on the Use of Tiger and Rhino Parts in Traditional Chinese Medicine — The Jaguar

Big Cats, China, Illegal Wildlife Trade, Rhino parts, Tiger parts, Tigers, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection, Wildlife Trafficking

By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]

via Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Animals, Extinct, Extinction, Human, Humans, Uncategorized, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection, Wildlife Trafficking

On Oct. 24 in a New York courtroom, two kingpins of Kenya’s illegal wildlife trade pleaded guilty to crimes that carry a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha had been connected to seizures of over 30 metric tons of illegal ivory in Mombasa. Their trial marked the first time any African ivory…

via China Just Eased a Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts. Here’s How Organized Crime Fuels Illegal Poaching — TIME

China Just Eased a Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts. Here’s How Organized Crime Fuels Illegal Poaching — TIME

Big Cats, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking, Wildlife Protection, China, Illegal Wildlife Trade

Well friends, today is October 23. That makes it International Snow Leopard Day: a day set aside to celebrate and generate support for snow leopards (Panthera uncia). Snow leopards are extraordinary creatures that are somehow able to survive in the harsh mountains of Central Asia, and yet do so with unparalleled grace and beauty. Here […]

via International Snow Leopard Day 2018 — The Jaguar

International Snow Leopard Day 2018 — The Jaguar

Big Cats, International Snow Leopard Day, Snow Leopard, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

The Guardian view on vanishing insects: a silent threat

Animals, Conservation, Extinction, Habitat, Habitat Destruction, habitat loss, insects, Wildflowers, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

The Guardian view on vanishing insects: a silent threat

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/oct/19/the-guardian-view-on-vanishing-insects-a-silent-threat?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress