Category Archives: Wildlife

Norway Killing Reindeer Instead Of Biosolids Policy

Plan Ignores Source Of Prion Disease Norway and the greater Scandinavian region are experiencing some of the highest rates of neurodegenerative disease in the world. The human epidemic is fueling a related epidemic among wildlife. Norway will slaughter hundreds of … Continue reading

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Tanzania Seeks Support To Save Endangered Species

Kilimanjaro Ecosystem At Extreme Risk Tanzania hopes to recruit more development partners (DPs) to support the country materially and financially in fighting wildlife poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking. In roundtable discussions chaired by the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr. … Continue reading

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Leo Gives $3 Million To Help Save Tigers In Nepal

Tiger Conservation Critical To Biodiversity The $3 million grant was awarded to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the third anniversary of the Global Tiger Summit. It is hoped the funding will help Nepal to double its wild tiger numbers by … Continue reading

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Can Tourism Save India’s Tigers

Tiger Habitat Under Siege As India’s tiger population dwindles more each year due to poaching and habitat loss, tiger tourism is picking up. With a single safari in Tadoba now costing a minimum Rs 4,100 on weekdays and Rs 4,600 … Continue reading

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Can Malaysia Save Its Tigers

Tiger Habitat Under Attack In Malaysia A major premise of biology, as any high-schooler can tell you, is the study of the connections between organisms. Perhaps nowhere is there a better example of this than in Malaysia, where the population … Continue reading

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Illinois Using Sharpshooters To Kill Deer With CWD

Chronic Wasting Disease Spreading Chronic wasting disease, the deer-equivalent of mad cow disease, has crept across the U.S. landscape from west to east. It appeared first in captive mule deer in Colorado in the late 1960s. By 1981, it had … Continue reading

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Elephants Kept Away From Crops With Recorded Tiger Growls

Wildlife Conservation Gets Boost From Technology Wild elephant herds cause huge damage to crops and often lead to violent clashes with villagers in many parts of India. It is very difficult to keep away an elephant herd from crop fields. … Continue reading

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A Sanctuary For Mistreated Elephants

Wounded Elephants Find Peace There are two dozen of us bathing elephants in the silty river. Some young Canadian women, on break from nursing school, take turns photographing each other wading into the current with the five chang, the Thai … Continue reading

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Rhino Farms Secretly Developed in China?

150 Live Rhinos Imported Since 2007 To Populate Wildlife Park A Chinese company is reportedly making a second attempt at establishing a rhino farm in the country to harvest horn. Such a move is one way for China to get … Continue reading

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UN Security Council Discussing Elephant Poaching

Will China’s Delegate Attend The United Nations Security Council will hold a special meeting today to discuss how elephant poaching in Central Africa is contributing to political instability in Central Africa. The Security Council session will be convened at U.N. … Continue reading

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