02nd Jan 2015
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2014: A rough year for threatened wildlife

For conservationists, even small victories are a success. Although 2014 brought a worsened situation for many species all over the planet, there is still hope. Helpless giant Though it’s the...

01st Jan 2015
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Map to show where the polar bears are vanishing

Updated by Brad Plumer Polar bears have long been the poster children for global warming. The worry was that, as the Arctic got hotter, the floating sea ice used by polar bears...

31st Dec 2014
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Summary: 2014 Was The Worst Year for Rhino Deaths in South Africa

BY BRIANNE HOGAN  As the year comes to a close, South Africa has set a new record when it comes to rhino slayings by the hands of poachers. What’s even more startling...

25th Dec 2014
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Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone

Abysmal efforts by governments in the region have seen the iconic animal poached into near extinction. By Luke Hunt This year has been a memorable one when measured through the prism...

21st Dec 2014

Poachers Tore This Elephant’s Family Apart, Undaunted, DSWT is Helping Her Build A New One

Poachers Tore This Elephant’s Family Apart, But We’re Helping Her Build A New One By David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust This post was created by a member of the Dodo Community, where...

01st Dec 2014

Polar Bear Population Decline a Wake Up Call for Climate Change Action

Southern Beaufort Sea polar bears show forty percent drop in number “We need to change course if we want to stop further habitat loss and ensure resilient wildlife populations, both...

20th Nov 2014

Polar bear numbers drop dramatically as sea ice thins

By MICHAEL CASEYCBS NEWS Polar bear numbers in parts of Alaska and Canada have declined by almost half, as thinning sea ice makes it increasingly difficult for them to hunt...

01st Nov 2014

What You Can Do About Elephant & Rhino Poaching

With everything else going on in the world right now you might ask why I am writing a blog post about elephants and rhinos. It’s because despite everything else filling...

06th Oct 2014
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Trafficking wildlife and transmitting disease: Bold threats in an era of Ebola

The Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone continues to spread despite country and international efforts to stop it in its tracks and make sure it never returns.  As of October...

04th Oct 2014

Wildlife Officials Warn Pilots to Avoid Massive Walrus Herd

Federal wildlife officials have asked pilots to stay clear of a massive herd of walrus that has gathered in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska. An estimated 35,000 walruses...