POLL: Should legislation be introduced to protect giraffes before it’s too late?

POLL: Should legislation be introduced to protect giraffes before it’s too late?

Giraffes might be one of the most recognizable and beloved species on the planet, but over the past few decades they’ve suffered catastrophic population declines in Africa, which has led to concerns they may disappear forever. Widespread attention was finally drawn to their plight, which has been dubbed a “silent extinction,” in 2016 when the […]

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Conservation Efforts are Paying off for Fin Whales, Gray Whales and Mountain Gorillas

While conservationists continue to sound the alarm for species moving closer to the brink of extinction, there’s some good news to celebrate for fin whales, gray whales and mountain gorillas with the latest update of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. According to the Red List, there are […]

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Trump Administration’s About to Get Sued for Failing to Protect Giraffes

Conservationists have continued to sound the alarm over the face of giraffes who are quietly disappearing from the landscape and desperately need more protection, and now they’re headed to court to get it for them. Since the mid-1980s, the population of giraffes has declined by a startling 40 percent, leaving just over an estimated 97,000 […]

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