Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Posted by on in Animals
SEATTLE (CN) - Animal-rights activists claim an orca is being held in an "inadequate tank" in the Miami Seaquarium. They sued the National Marine Fisheries Service for excluding captive killer whales from listing under the Endangered Species Act.     The Animal Legal Defense...
Continue reading
Hits: 2933 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
    A 600-square-metre bachelor pad at Werribee Open Range Zoo is now home to three male western lowland gorillas: silverback Motaba and two of his sons, Yakini and Ganyeka. The trio were relocated from Melbourne Zoo to one of the largest gorilla homes in the world and, in the coming ...
Continue reading
Hits: 1737 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
  : As 2010 closed, it was announced that a new outpost of one of the word’s most endangered marine mammals, the Mediterranean monk seal, had been located. The seals were once widely distributed in the Mediterranean, Black and adjacent seas. Today their distribution is widespread but fragment...
Continue reading
Tagged in: endangered animals
Hits: 2654 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
  Of all the remarkable species that inhabit the Amazon river basin, few are as iconic or as threatened as Amazon river dolphins. For decades, the pinkish hued dolphins have been targeted by fishermen who view the skilled aquatic hunters as competitors for food -- leading to thousands o...
Continue reading
Hits: 1867 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
Due to global warming, plant and animal species are shifting their natural habitats towards the north at a faster rate, reveals a survey of over 2,000 species. The survey, a four-decade-long analysis of various species across Europe, North and South America and Malaysia, revealed that organisms...
Continue reading
Hits: 1429 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
Humans hate change, and they hate moving to suit someone else’s agenda—that’s why politicians avoid projects that require eminent domain. Animals and plants don’t deal particularly well with change, either. They’ve adapted to live in a certain types of places, after all. But the massive amount of ca...
Continue reading
Hits: 3612 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
As I was researching the most endangered mammals, I came across the top 10 mammals that are the most endangered. I found these mammals on IUCN.org (International Union for Conservation for Nature). This organization finds solutions to different environment challenges. The first endangered mammal is ...
Continue reading
Hits: 21149 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
The government has undertaken an action plan for saving the Royal Bengal Tigers of the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forests, a top forest official said on Friday.   "The Tk 276 crore Tiger Action Plan would be implemented as part of strengthening regional co-operation for wildli...
Continue reading
Hits: 3328 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) there are many endangered species all over the world and some more than others. The IUCN helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. The most critically endangered types ...
Continue reading
Hits: 2800 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
Thanks to the vigilant eye of camera traps stationed high in Afghanistan's remote northeast mountains, researchers have uncovered exciting news: A population of endangered snow leopards, one of the most elusive big cats on the planet, is thriving in the region. The big cats live among the dramatic ...
Continue reading
Hits: 3303 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
Poachers have killed a mountain gorilla at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The area conservation manager, Mr Pontius Ezuma, said the 12-year-old black-back gorilla died last week of injuries it sustained after it was speared on the chest by unknown poachers at Biyumba in Kanyonza Sub-coun...
Continue reading
Hits: 3136 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
I enjoy a good steak. Also chicken, fish, and the occasional pork or lamp chop. Red meat in moderation, to be sure, and not enough fish, but I’m moving in the “right” direction on these matters. I have respect and appreciation for vegetarians, or vegans, but it is not a path I choose. The model I wa...
Continue reading
Hits: 3043 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
  Humpback whales hold the record for the longest migrations in the mammalian world. Now, researchers have found that the paths they follow on those migrations are astonishingly precise - an observation that raises more questions than answers about how they navigate on their lengthy treks. ...
Continue reading
Hits: 2234 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
  A large number of dead whales have been found around Greenland and authorities are scratching their heads as to why. Now it has come to light that such a spate of sudden deaths may not be unprecedented. KNR reported at the end of March that hunters from Attu had found eight dead great whale...
Continue reading
Hits: 2271 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
A large pygmy sperm whale carcass that washed up by the Morris Island lighthouse near Charleston Friday was too decomposed to say what killed it, researchers concluded. The whale stranding follows a string of 13 bottlenose dolphin carcasses since late February. A marine mammal stranding crew was in...
Continue reading
Hits: 2609 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
NAGS HEAD, N.C. A North Atlantic right whale, one of the rarest animals in the world, washed ashore Sunday on an Outer Banks beach. The female whale had succumbed to injuries that may have been caused by a boat collision, experts said. North Atlantic right whales - the rarest of all whales - are a...
Continue reading
Hits: 1416 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
Today we begin a journey. Two inexperienced (in film) sisters sit in a quiet bedroom in the early evening, thinking. We discuss camera angles, locations for filming, possible interviews, questions that need to be asked, ideas that need to be emphasized and knowledge that we wish to share. Not&n...
Continue reading
Tagged in: turtles
Hits: 1424 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
Wombats will have drowned, turtles won't breed and kangaroos will starve for lack of feed in the wake of Queensland's floods. Pets aren't the only animals in danger from the state's flooding, and native wildlife will suffer serious long-term impacts, Robert Johnson, of the Australian Veterinary Ass...
Continue reading
Tagged in: Wombats
Hits: 1327 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
NOT DEAD YET A flock of red-winged blackbirds like the ones that made news by dying by the thousands in Arkansas. At the beginning of this month when about 5,000 red-winged blackbirds fell from the sky in one night in Arkansas, biologists were called on to put a damper on public speculation about...
Continue reading
Tagged in: bird conservation
Hits: 2203 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Animals
On New Year's Eve, over 3,000 red-winged blackbirds inexplicably plummeted to their deaths from the skies over Arkansas. They may have struck something while in the air such as lightning or hail. It is also possible that the ground itself caused their deaths, and they were merely rendered unconsciou...
Continue reading
Hits: 1193 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect