Category Archives: Wildlife

Godfather Of Illegal Wildlife Sheltered In Laos

Wildlife Trader Untouchable In Southeast Asia On an obscure and bumpy dirt road not far from the banks of the Mekong River, the compound of Vixay Keosavang stands out for its iron gates and cinder-block walls topped with barbed wire, … Continue reading

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Palm Oil The Bungle In The Jungle

Deforestation Kills More Than Trees Industrial cultivation of palm oil is destroying millions of acres of virgin rainforest around the world. The destructive practice is destroying biodiversity and life as we know it. In Southeast Asia, orangutans, tigers, elephants and … Continue reading

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Wolf Hunt In Minnesota Could Be Suspended

Lawmakers Seek Moratorium On Wolf Hunt Legislation was introduced at the state Capitol Thursday to place a five-year moratorium on Minnesota’s wolf hunting season and call for other options for wolf population control. The bill seeks to reinstate a five-year … Continue reading

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Pygmy Elephants Poisoned On Borneo

Poisoned By Palm Oil Plantations Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in a Malaysian forest under mysterious circumstances, and wildlife officials said Tuesday that they probably were poisoned. In some cases, the palm oil industry and its … Continue reading

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Tiger Conservationist Earns Rolex Award

Tigers In Russia Caught In The Crossfire Of Poachers and Industry There may be only 350-500 Amur, or Siberian tigers, left roaming the forests of Russia’s far eastern border with China. The largest of all the living cats is now … Continue reading

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Feds Killing Pets, Protected Species

Wildlife Services Killing Thousands Of Animals It was an August morning two years ago when Maggie, a spry, 7-year-old border collie, slipped through the backyard fence of her family’s suburban Oregon home. Minutes later, she was dead – her neck … Continue reading

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Indonesia Guidebook Benefits Endangered Wildlife

Indonesia’s Wildlife The Beneficiary Of Book Sales Indonesia has some of the most extensive biodiversity on the planet, including the world’s second-largest rainforest. Unfortunately, this island nation is growing so fast that its natural wonders are collapsing— with the thousands … Continue reading

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Public Affairs Firm Specializes In Health, Environment

Alzheimer’s Disease, Climate Change Among Priority Issues Endangered species and other wildlife around the world are under siege like never before. Thanks to a public affairs and public relations firm in the United States, they have a powerful ally. Crossbow … Continue reading

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Buy a Rhino, Save a Rhino

Beer Promotes Rhino Conservation Rhino Chasers, a new environmentally conscious brew, is quenching the thirsts of beer lovers across the country while raising money for the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). An agreement between the brewer and AWF is sending 51 … Continue reading

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EnvirOmints Aim at Saving Animals

Deforestation Driving Species Toward Extinction Anyone with a sweet tooth and conscience should love the idea behind EnvirOmints — eat chocolate and save animals from extinction. Since May 1990, the EnvirOmintal Candy Co. has been producing chocolate mint squares and … Continue reading

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