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Wildlife Conservation

Really Big Bobcat Recovers at WildCare

Alison Hermance | Posted 02.10.2017 | Green
Alison Hermance

WildCare's Wildlife Hospital treats nearly 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned wild animal patients from over 200 species every year. This is one patient'...

Rich People In The UAE Can't Own Cheetahs Anymore

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green

The United Arab Emirates has outlawed the ownership of wild animals as pets ― ending a favored pastime of some wealthy Emirati, who are fond of post...

2017: A Year of Vigilance

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 12.31.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

The restful winter vacation is my favorite time of year. It's time away with family and dogs, surrounded by trees in the mountains; time sorting life ...

andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge - Zambezi Wild Oasis

Jamie Joseph | Posted 12.11.2016 | Green
Jamie Joseph

My first morning at andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge begins with a gentle knock on the door as a pot of plunge coffee and biscotti biscuits are placed in...

The Election Is Over. Now, What Do We Do For Animals?

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 11.10.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

Millions of us stayed up until after 3:00AM this morning watching the election results and wondering not only what the outcome would be, but what the ...

Lions and Tigers and Hitchcock... Oh My! Tippi Hedren Tells All In New Memoir

Jed Ryan | Posted 11.01.2016 | Books
Jed Ryan

In 1963, American moviegoers were terrified en masse by a new, very different kind of horror film: Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. The thriller was a cr...

500,000 Baby Turtles Will Be Released To Help Save Vulnerable Species

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.02.2016 | Green

Conservationists have a reason to shell-abrate. On Saturday, environmental authorities and community caretakers in Peru released almost 17,000 newborn...

Tackling the International Wildlife Trade Head-On

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 10.25.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

The first week of meetings for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has just concluded--and the...

We've Taken A Major Step Forward For Lion Conservation In Africa

Dan Ashe | Posted 10.21.2016 | Green
Dan Ashe

Ensuring that healthy, wild lion populations continue to roam Africa’s savannas has become increasingly challenging, as southern Africa’s expandin...

IUCN Informs Key Decisions At The CITES Conference On Wildlife Trade

IUCN – Planet at the Crossroads | Posted 10.10.2016 | Green
IUCN – Planet at the Crossroads

At the recently concluded 17th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP17) - the largest meeting of its kind ever held - IUCN helped inform a number of landmark decisions on regulating sustainable and legal trade.

Can Taiji Re-Brand Itself?

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 09.28.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

As of this writing, Taiji, Japan remains ground zero for the capture and distribution of wild dolphins to amusement parks, dolphinariums, and swim-with-dolphin programs worldwide, fetching as much as $200,000 for a trained dolphin.

Consume Or Conserve? Now That Is The Question

Dereck Joubert | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Dereck Joubert

There seem to be three species that deserve our attention right now, the three pillars of Africa: lions, elephants and rhinos. Each is in trouble. Next week we hope that sanity, and not politics, will prevail. I wonder if this age of consuming of wildlife will ever be over.

Wildlife Services' -- AKA Murder, Inc.'s -- Unregulated Killing Fields: The Body Count of this Killing Agency is Sickeningly Reprehensible

Marc Bekoff | Posted 10.12.2016 | Green
Marc Bekoff

“Wildlife Services is one of the most opaque and least accountable agencies I know of. It is not capable of reforming itself. They need a mandate fo...

Non-Human Animals Show Empathy. What Happened To Ours?

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 09.16.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

We seem to have forgotten the basic tenets of empathy. We seem to have forgotten what it feels like to be in someone else's, or some other animal's, proverbial shoes.

What Kind of Person Still Traps Wild Animals?

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

What kind of person purposely destroys a beaver dam and sets a "wall of death" of Conibear traps, knowing that the unsuspecting beavers will return to...

Orphaned Orangutan's Story Shows Why We Need Responsible Palm Oil Policies

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.30.2016 | Good News

Orphaned orangutan gets a second chance after his home was destroyed by palm oil from Oceanic Preservation Society on Vimeo. An orphaned Indones...

Chronic Killers...

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

It's time for a wholesale re-evaluation of the way we relate to wild animals in this country, the way we exploit animals for human indulgence, and the protection we give to all animals.

The Loneliness Of Advocating For Wildlife Conservation

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

Every day, in my spare time, I find my passion, my need and desire to educate only gets stronger; and as it does, my community of advocates and friends grows. My motivation is wildlife.

On The Wings Of A Century Of Conservation Success

Dan Ashe | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green
Dan Ashe

If you get a chance today, go outside and look around. Chances are, no matter where you are, you’ll see birds soaring above you, and hear their song...

These Tiny Island Foxes Just Broke An Awesome Record

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.12.2016 | Green

A little more than a decade after being listed as endangered, three subspecies of miniature foxes native to California’s Channel Islands have made a...

Obscured Oceans: What We Don't/Can't See, We Harm

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 08.10.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

I was a child of the early 1980s. Looking back, perhaps with a certain ethereal fondness, it seemed like life was simpler, values were different, people were more in tune with their surroundings; and certainly, more in-tune with each other (no cell phones here!).

Policy Matters: Lions, Tigers, and... Elephants!

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 08.08.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

The U.S. government recently issued significant policies that may not grab headlines, but undoubtedly advance animal welfare and wildlife conservation.

TEDWomen Update: African Conservation Champions and Filmmakers, Beverly and Dereck Joubert

Pat Mitchell | Posted 08.13.2016 | Women
Pat Mitchell

At the very first TEDWomen event in 2010, one of the most popular TEDTalks was given by Dereck and Beverly Joubert, whose talk together clearly define...

Advocating For the Environment and Wildlife Conservation Is One of the Hardest Things I've Ever Done

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

I have done some challenging things in my life; one of them, getting a PhD and doing climate change and food-security research in Ethiopia with the rest of my family half-way across the globe.

A Wildlife Expert Made The Same Grave Mistake As Those Yellowstone Bison 'Rescuers'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 07.22.2016 | Green

Two months after well-meaning tourists were shamed for their misguided attempt to rescue a baby bison in Yellowstone National Park, a federal investig...