Tag: Conservation

Only 60 Vaquita Porpoise Left In The Wild

Only 60 Vaquita Porpoise Left In The Wild

The vaquita is the world’s smallest porpoise, and it sadly stands on the brink of extinction. The unfortunate holder of the title of most endangered marine mammal on Earth, the vaquita is dangerously close to extinction. Scientists say that there […]

Leopards May Be In More Danger Than Thought

Leopards May Be In More Danger Than Thought

A new study has emphasized that leopards may not be as safe as scientists previously thought. Researchers had previously been confident that leopard populations were stable. However a new study published in PeerJ on Wednesday has found that they are now […]

U.S. Downgrades Green Sea Turtles To Threatened

U.S. Downgrades Green Sea Turtles To Threatened

U.S. federal officials have reclassified green sea turtles from endangered to threatened. The green sea turtle populations in question live in Florida and the Pacific Coast of Mexico. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, they no longer face […]

New Lion Population Found In Africa

New Lion Population Found In Africa

Between deforestation, poachers and muppet dentists it’s rare that one has a chance to speak of adding animal populations to the African continent but conservationists have found a new population of lions in remote Ethiopia and the Sudan.   Paw […]

Scientists Find Glow-In-The-Dark Sea Turtle

Scientists Find Glow-In-The-Dark Sea Turtle

The astonishing discovery was made by a marine biologist working in the Solomon Islands. David Gruber, a researcher at the City University of New York, was on a night dive when he noticed the turtle emitting strange lights. Night dive reveals […]

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Study Says Human Hunting And Fishing Is Unsustainable

The way in which hunting practices have evolved is unsustainable and goes against natural principles, according to the scientists behind a new study. Researchers have found that long-held beliefs about conservation may actually be doing more harm than good. Fishermen have […]

Study Explains How Bees Are Immunized Before Birth

Study Explains How Bees Are Immunized Before Birth

Scientists may finally be making progress in understanding how bees are vaccinated before birth. Researchers have been aware of pre-formed bee immunity for some time, but the exact process through which it occurs has puzzled scientists for years. A new study […]