Last week there was positive news on the border wall’s imminent construction in an Arizona wildlife refuge. The Trump administration delayed construction of the wall through about 60 miles of federal wildlife preserves. The win came shortly after the Center for Biological Diversity asked a federal judge to stop […]
One of the world’s last remaining Arctic wildernesses is under threat. The Trump administration has recently finalized plans to open up Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling: a move that could totally destroy this area of natural beauty. One of the reasons this is […]
Home to around one-third of the world’s endangered mountain gorilla population, Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is hugely important to global conservation. This video from TerraMatters gives some more insights on the current state. If you are interested in more, check out Virunga on […]
Southern Alberta’s weed grazing goats are back at it again. Through a pilot project, they’re helping the Blood Tribe with their fight against the leafy spurge — an invasive weed threatening the diverse plant species on the reserve. “We have such a vast amount of land here and […]
The Vancouver Aquarium will shut down again on September 7th, saying it’s losing too much money with COVID-19 restrictions on visitors. The aquarium says it will be a different attraction when it re-opens. See more on Global News here.
Although bears occasionally walk through main street in Revelstoke BC, Canada, this is the first one a black bear explores the local liquor store on the inside!
Analysis shows temporarily stopping fishing would lead to gains of up to 10 times above the status quo after 30 years. At least a quarter of major fish stocks in Canada are in decline, but efforts to rebuild them — such as closing fisheries or setting catch limits […]
Returns of adult sockeye salmon in B.C.’s Fraser River were supposed to clock in at nearly one million this year. Instead, the forecast has been revised down to what would be a record-low return of 283,000. Head north to Yukon, and it’s a similar story. Officials had expected to see […]
From time to time, the problems we all face can seem overwhelming. Headlines on environmental stories these days can be shocking, sometimes even terrifying, when they talk about collapse of biodiversity and loss of large wildlife species, massive insect die-offs, and pollution affecting large waterways and lands. But […]
Sea Shepherd Signs Agreement with Peru to Help Establish New Marine Protected Areas and Mitigate Threats to Marine Biodiversity
This new partnership provides at-sea and legal support to prevent the exploitation of one of the world’s most vulnerable marine ecosystems. LIMA, Peru – August 2020 – As part of its ongoing efforts to protect marine life in the Eastern Tropical Pacific and other biodiversity hotspots, Sea Shepherd Conservation […]