There has been a recent spray of positive news for the beleaguered right whale. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in the United States announced nearly $500,000 in investments to help reduce threats to the North Atlantic right whales and other marine life off the coast of […]
The Guadalupe Island Biosphere Reserve is home to an abundance of marine species and is a true conservation success story. It is also host to Sea Shepherd’s longest running research collaboration, Operation Divina Guadalupe.
Every time life-long fisherman Mark Dort wades into St. Marys River to cast his line and try to lure fish to his fly, he hopes he’ll land a big one. But this fall, his aim wasn’t just to snag a large trout in the picturesque waterway on Nova […]
Species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds over the last 50 years, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund. The sharpest declines have occurred throughout the world’s rivers and lakes, where freshwater wildlife has plummeted by 84% since 1970 – about […]
The Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) is calling on Parks Canada to take urgent action to help the caribou population regenerate in Jasper National Park. This comes after recent news that the caribou herds in Jasper are in trouble. “We are watching an extinction process right before our eyes,” said […]
More than 350 scientists and conservationists from 40 countries have signed a letter calling for global action to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises from extinction. They say more than half of all species are of conservation concern, with two on the “knife-edge” of extinction. Lack of action over […]
Thor is taking a break from saving humans with the Avengers to turn his attention to a slightly smaller animal. Chris Hemsworth and his wife, fellow actor Elsa Pataky, recently helped conservationists release 11 Tasmanian devils into a nearly 1000-acre wildlife sanctuary in mainland Australia. The last time […]
Vaquita porpoises have puzzled scientists since their discovery in 1958. Regrettably, their populations have gotten much smaller over time due to illegal fishing practices. In this post, we highlight that while these “little cows” may be difficult to protect, we should try everything we can to save them. […]
Mother of rare, white-headed cub killed Sept. 3 by train, cubs presumed dead Wildlife experts say the death of a mother grizzly bear and her two cubs — including a rare blond-headed grizzly — in Banff National Park is a major loss to the population. Parks Canada has […]
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