New assessment shows Sri Lanka’s amphibians being pushed to the brink

New assessment shows Sri Lanka’s amphibians being pushed to the brink

COLOMBO —Adam’s Peakis Sri Lanka’s fourth-highest mountain and considered a holy site for people of multiple faiths, who flock there in their thousands during the pilgrimage season from December to May each year. The trail to the summit cuts across the biodiversity-rich Peak Wilderness Sanctuary. It was on the edge of this busy trail that […]

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This Brutal Pesticide Creates a ‘Circle of Death.’ So Why Is It Making a Comeback?

This Brutal Pesticide Creates a ‘Circle of Death.’ So Why Is It Making a Comeback?

The victim lying on Kevin Hynes’s stainless-steel table on March 11, 2015, showed no obvious cause of death. There were no injuries indicating that she had been hit by a car or electrocuted—the usual killers. Dressed in surgical scrubs and latex gloves, Hynes, a wildlife biologist with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation in […]

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Breaking! 4 Suspected Rhino Poachers Arrested In Kruger National Park; A Total Of 11 Alleged Poachers Have Been Captured This Year

Breaking! 4 Suspected Rhino Poachers Arrested In Kruger National Park; A Total Of 11 Alleged Poachers Have Been Captured This Year

Four alleged rhino poachers were arrested in Kruger National Park this past weekend. This brings the total to 11 suspected poachers apprehended at different sections of Kruger National Park since the beginning of 2020. The suspects remain in custody and are currently under investigation. They were found in possession of a heavy calibre riffle, ammunition, […]

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Petition: Tell IUCN to Remove All Members With Ties to Trophy Hunting

Petition: Tell IUCN to Remove All Members With Ties to Trophy Hunting

One month ago,Buzzfeed Newsexposed theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for having connections to the trophy hunting industry. The IUCN is possibly the most important agency charged with protecting the world’s animal species. Ties to trophy hunting from such an important organization is worrisome for those truly concerned with the conservation of animal species, […]

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