When the Colombian government struck its historic peace accord with the paramilitary group FARC in 2016, heralding an end to one of the world’s longest-running wars, scientists and journalists were already contemplating the potential repercussions for Colombia’s wild places. For many, peace brought hope that environmental protection would emerge phoenix-like from the ravages of conflict. […]
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Wildlife emergency in Bolivia as fires threaten animal sanctuaries
A ghastly orange grin extends across the treetops in Guarayos, Bolivia, marking a cruel turn of fate for rescued wildlife. On the ground, the air is too smoky to breathe, and hot enough to scorch. The woods are so dry that everything burns. Fire is eating its way through one of the world’s great efforts […]
Welsh Zoo where lynx escaped from before being shot dead saw a fifth of its animals die in just 12 months
A zoo that came under fire after a lynx escaped saw a fifth of their animals die over a period of 12 months, it has been revealed. Vets were called in to investigate Borth Wild Animal Kingdom in Aberystwyth, west Wales, after the big cat broke free in 2017 before it was eventually shot dead […]
Wildlife for sale: An illegal activity out of control in Peru?
Peru is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, home to one-tenth of the Amazon rainforest and other ecosystems. But its species are sought by collectors around the world and there is a thriving domestic trade in wildlife which together forms one of the country’s most profitable illicit economies running parallel to its impressively […]
World Animal Day!
Oh hello strangers, been a while, eh? I’ve been a neglecting this blog for quite some time, apologies! I’ll attempt to be better about that. Here’s some old photos (I’m pretty sure I’ve posted most in the past) in honor of World Animal Day. I kinda dig the animal world, if that weren’t obvious…(from top […]