17th Sep 2014

Japan slaughters first dolphins in widely-condemned annual cull

  Fishermen, on a boat with their fresh kill, navigate blood-filled waters in the coastal town of Taiji in Japan’s Wakayama prefecture, during last year’s annual dolphin cull. Photo: AP...

04th Sep 2014
A male Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) starved to death due to climate change, Svalbard, Norway

Starved polar bear perished due to record sea-ice melt

Climate change has reduced ice in the Arctic to record lows in the past year, forcing animals to range further in search of food   Picture: This 16-year-old male polar...

03rd Sep 2014

Kenyan Commandos on Frontline of Poaching War

Picture: Elite-rangers before embarking on a night patrol at a base camp at the Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary, in Nairobi. (AFP) OL JOGI, KENYA:  With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision...

24th Aug 2014

Catch of the day: Brown bear sits to enjoy his meal after a successful day’s fishing with his friends

        This chilled out brown bear looks like he has all the necessities of life, as he relaxes in the river with a tasty, freshly-caught salmon. The...

23rd Aug 2014

14 Places to See Wildlife

1) Pandas – Chengdu Research Base, China Pic: A Giant Panda cub is seen at China’s largest breeding Program at Chengdu Research Base Of Giant Panda Breeding in China. (Paul...

22nd Aug 2014
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Kayaker Has An Incredible Close Encounter With A Humpback Whale

Kayakers! You gotta stop getting so close to whales! Yes, on the back (as it were) of this Norwegian kayaker who collided with a humpback whale and these kayakers being lifted out of...

21st Aug 2014
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20% of Africa’s Elephant killed in Three Years

Did you know? Around 100,000 elephants were killed by poachers for their ivory on the African continent in just three years, according to a new paper in the Proceedings of the...

08th Aug 2014

Travel bloggers call for conference to cancel dolphin tours

The TBEX travel bloggers’ conference in Cancun is the latest in a string of tourism companies to be put under pressure for their association with dolphin or whale tours Wild...

06th Aug 2014

The Right Way to Resolve Wildlife Problems

Resolving wildlife problems in a gentle and humane way is a challenge that we meet head on each day. With the threat of rabies and other diseases wildlife carry, a...

30th Jul 2014

Only 3,200 Tigers Remain in the Wild; This Map Shows Where

On International Tiger Day, the numbers tell the story of the big cat’s struggle to survive. (Photo: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters) July 29, 2014 By Todd Woody Todd Woody is TakePart’s senior editor...