Endangered Animals

March 29, 2023

Wildlife Photographers Unite in New Book To Highlight Beauty of Endangered Animals

A decade ago, British photographer Graeme Green was on assignment in Africa when he stumbled upon an idea to promote the conservation of wildlife. “Big 5” was a phrase once used by big-game hunters to describe the African wildlife that was the most difficult to track and kill. Green wanted to transform the meaning, and instead of shooting these animals with guns, they'd be shot with cameras in an effort to educate the public.

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February 24, 2023

15 of the World’s Most Endangered Animals

The world is filled with incredible wildlife. But, as we all know, many species are facing increased difficulties. Whether that means habitat loss due to climate change or battling against the animal trade, there are many reasons why animals are at risk of extinction. Many of them, like elephants, gorillas, and tigers, receive a lot of attention. While others, like spiders or small birds, may not be on most people's radar.

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December 7, 2022

Adorable Twin Polar Bear Cubs Are Born at the Toledo Zoo

It's not often that zoos have a chance to celebrate a polar bear's birth. This winter, however, the Toledo Zoo in Ohio was lucky enough to welcome twin polar bear cubs. They are the first baby bears to be born at the park since 2012, making it an extra special occasion. The twin cubs were born to a 24-year-old female, Crystal, and an 18-year-old male, Nuka. “The polar bear Species Survival Program (SSP)

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October 15, 2022

Bus Stops Across Europe Are Getting “Living Roofs” To Help Bees Thrive

Helping the threatened population of bees (and other pollinators) plays a big role in preserving our fragile environment. Back in 2019, Utrecht, Holland, transformed hundreds of bus stops into plant-filled havens for the insects. Leicester, England, quickly followed suit and implemented the pollination pit stops into their city-wide climate initiative in 2021. Thanks to the huge success of these renovated bus stops, the UK is planning on creating at least 1,000 more.

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