Almost two out of every three shark or ray species living in coral reefs are at risk of disappearing from the world forever

Almost two out of every three shark or ray species living in coral reefs are at risk of disappearing from the world forever

The alarming study has just been published in Nature Communications. It finds, except for marine mammals, these coral sharks and rays are more likely to go extinct than any other group in the world. The usual culprits have been found to be behind this tragic state of affairs; overfishing, habitat loss and climate change. Bluespotted […]

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Outgunned by militants, rangers fear for chimpanzees in southwest Mali

Outgunned by militants, rangers fear for chimpanzees in southwest Mali

Forestry officer Karim Kamisoko is not at his post. Instead of patrolling Bafing Faunal Reserve in southwestern Mali, he and his fellow rangers are 70 kilometers (43 miles) away, taking shelter from Islamist militants who have seized control of much of this part of southwestern Mali. Bafing Faunal Reserve covers 176,000 hectares (435,000 acres), its […]

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