Please support our initiative to save Florida’s endangered turtles

Please support our initiative to save Florida’s endangered turtles

Stormwater from high-density hotels and condos will flow into the ocean outfall at Hightower, endangering the near-shore reef by increasing bacteria levels and causing erosion. Nesting is second only to Archie Carr Refuge because of this reef. HIGH DENSITY is incompatible with the preserve they vowed to safeguard! Heavy traffic and lights from 85-foot buildings […]

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Can manmade rope bridges offer relief for the world’s rarest primate – the Hainan gibbon? A new study shows promise.

Can manmade rope bridges offer relief for the world’s rarest primate – the Hainan gibbon? A new study shows promise.

The Hainan gibbon (Nomascus hainanus) is described as “The world’s most critically endangered primate.” In fact, its numbers are said to be much lower than any other primate on Earth. It’s found in just a single block of forest on Hainan Island, China, and nowhere else. Like so many similar creatures, it travels through the […]

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Fears for endangered macaw as fire devastates Brazilian wetland

Fears for endangered macaw as fire devastates Brazilian wetland

The world’s biggest refuge for endangered hyacinth macaws has been devastated by a historic fire in the Brazilian Pantanal. The Pantanal, a vast tropical wetland straddling Brazil’s border with Bolivia and Paraguay, is currently suffering its worst fires in more than two decades, with nearly 12% of its vegetation reportedly already lost. Last month Brazil’s […]

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