May 23rd is the World Day of Turtles, which has been celebrated since 2000. This particular day aims to draw attention to these inconspicuous creatures that are currently threatened with extinction. The campaign brings information to the people and...
Plants are depended on insects. Insects are dependent on plants or other insects. Birds, lizards and other reptiles and amphibians are dependent on insects. Predators are dependent on birds, lizards, or mice. So we could continue until we list...
Fur products such as clothing, garments, shoes, handbags, or decorations are considered a show of luxury. Ordinary people do not want animals to suffer from pain and fear for fashion. They want to see the animals protected. California has...
European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) illustrates perfectly how the targeted eradication of one species can reduce an abundant animal to a critically endangered species. Ground squirrel is an important species of native steppe ecosystems. Once, the ground squirrel was...
According to a new study, the shark population has decreased by an incredible 71% in the last 5 decades. Some shark species are classified as vulnerable on the Red List of Threatened Species, others as critically endangered. How much...
With the gradual increase in the use of glass in human buildings, and the expansion of human construction into bird migration corridors, the number of birds killed by glass impacts is steadily increasing. Glass strikes are the second most...
Chimpanzees, like other endangered animals, need protection from poachers and smugglers. Genetic research that monitors their occurrence through DNA research can help protect primates. In addition, a complete DNA sample database could help fight the illegal chimpanzee trade. Chimpanzee Mapping For...
The world's oldest living land creature is the turtle, which recently celebrated its 190th birthday. His name is Jonathan and he was born in the early 19th century. Jonathan is a Seychelles giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea hololissa), a subspecies...
The Owl Parrot, or Owl Kakapo (Strigops habroptila), is the only flightless parrot in the world and is the largest parrot ever. 142 adults lived in the New Zealand Islands in 2018. A record 86 chicks were born this...
The northern cliffs are empty. A few decades ago, the Norwegians could boast of rich seabird colonies. Today their cliffs offer a rather sad look. Food sources have dropped rapidly as a result of climate change. But seabirds don't...
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