Five of the six species of vultures in Nigeria have been wiped out, according to a scholar. True to the scholar’s finding, only dead Vultures are now found in places where they once flourished. Meanwhile, there are just a few programmes that currently address the drop in the population. A colleague drew my attention to […]
A young otter is being looked after by an animal welfare charity after being found inside a seafood restaurant in Fort William. The 10-week-old female along with a 12-week-old male found hiding under a post office counter in nearby Caol a few days earlier could be orphans. Read full article.
To save the imperiled spotted owl, the Obama administration is moving forward with a controversial plan to shoot barred owls, a rival bird that has shoved its smaller cousin aside. The plan is the latest federal attempt to protect the northern spotted owl, the passive, one-pound bird that sparked an epic battle over logging in […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is recommending increased protection for some important old-growth forest in the Pacific Northwest to benefit the threatened Northern Spotted Owl, but at the same time is recommending management standards that could allow logging of owl habitat in forests east of the Cascades. “The increase in the amount of […]
In 2012 the fate of Antarctica’s ocean will be decided by 25 countries behind closed doors. The Antarctic Ocean Alliance needs your help to protect these waters. Join the Watch at www.antarcticocean.org !
Oceana has joined the Antarctic Ocean Alliance, an international collective of environmental organizations and high-profile supporters that have come together to call for the world’s largest network of marine protected areas and no-take marine reserves to be established in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean. Antarctic waters make up almost 10% of the world’s seas and are some […]