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Rescued Baby Gorilla Fuels Campaign to Save a Species
World  (tags: animals, endangered, environment, forests, GoodNews, habitatdestruction, politics, nature, wildlife, world, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, conservation, endangered, extinction, GoodNews, killed, killing, protection, slaughter )

- 2029 days ago -
Miza, feared dead as her mother was among the gorillas killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park, home to 380 of the world's 720 mountain gorillas.Miza was rescued by her father, silverback gorilla Kabirizi, and brought back ...
Giant Panda Mating Season At National Zoo
World  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, GoodNews, protection, wildlife, health, animals, baby making )

- 2219 days ago -
The 2008 giant panda mating season began Tuesday, March 18, at the Smithsonian's National Zoo. Female Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) and male Tian Tian (tee-YEN tee-YEN) attempted to mate throughout the day Tuesday.
Kruger Park Cull Put on Hold to Win Consensus
World  (tags: world, africa, society, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, slaughter, wildlife, endangered, elephants slaughtered )

- 2240 days ago -
Scientists and managers at SANP have pushed for the delay to allow a re-examination of the large body of research data at their disposal and to consult more widely on the extent to which South Africa's burgeoning elephant population should be managed. The
South Africa to Sanction Killing of Elephants
World  (tags: animalrights, animals, protection, wildlife, sadness, killing, endangered, bizarre )

- 2244 days ago -
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- South Africa announced Monday that it was reversing a 1995 ban on killing elephants to help control their booming population, drawing instant outrage from animal-rights activists.
From Sanctuary to War Zone: Rangers, Gorillas Threatened in Congo's Turbulent Heart
World  (tags: Rangers, Congo, mountain gorillas, sanctuary, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering, killed, animals, AnimalCruelty, cruelty, crime, death, AnimalWelfare, sadness, environment, endangered, war )

- 2288 days ago -
Not far from a hillside where several mountain gorillas shot dead last summer lie buried, park ranger Innocent Mburanumwe peers across a primordial canopy of treetops into what may be the most dangerous game reserve on earth.
Rare Albino Alligators Stolen in Brazil
World  (tags: Albino, Alligators, Brazil, South America, wildlife, suffering, protection, sadness, investigation, humans, endangered, cruelty, animals, animalrights )

- 2292 days ago -
"Seven rare albino alligators recently disappeared from a Brazilian university zoo, and authorities suspect animal smugglers stole them." (First sentence of article).
Human Greed Is a Threat to the Planet, Warns Williams - Independent Online Edition > This Britain
World  (tags: Archbishop of Canterbury, bushadministration, human greed, congress, ethics, climate-change, destruction, endangered, environment, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, pollution, wildlife, humans )

- 2305 days ago -
A stark warning that human greed is threatening to destroy the environment was issued by the Archbishop of Canterbury in his Christmas message, while the leader of Roman Catholics in England and Wales appealed to people to be more welcoming to immigrants.
Worse Expected as Fires Rage Out of Control - Australia
World  (tags: australia, fire, fire fighters, south australia, kangaroo island, devastation, wildlife )

- 2319 days ago -
FIREFIGHTERS are braced for dangerous conditions today as fires continued to rage out of control on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The Country Fire Service has moved its "worst-case scenario" planning forward to tomorrow after revised forecasts for Fr
Taste for Exotic Posing a Danger to Rare Wildlife
World  (tags: endangered, wildlife, china )

- 2343 days ago -
Growing consumer spending power in south China has been fueling the illegal trade of endangered Southeast Asian pangolins and African ivory, making Hong Kong a crucial strategic hub.
Ex-Army Men Look After Tigers: Sci-Tech: News: News24
World  (tags: indian tigers, wildlife, government, protection )

- 2359 days ago -
India has decided to recruit retired army personnel to guard habitats of tigers after a survey found a steep fall in the tiger population in the country, officials said Friday"tiger protection force" along with other urgent measures SEE COMMENTS
From Illegal Timber to Tiger Skins, Myanmar Is Destroying Its Environment for a Quick Buck
World  (tags: environment, wildlife, myanmar )

- 2378 days ago -
Truckloads of illegal timber cross the Myanmar border to sawmills in China, while markets along the Thai border openly sell bear paws, tiger skins and elephant tusks.
Six-Day Fires in Greece Sets Forest Damage Record, Ravages Wildlife - International Herald Tribune
World  (tags: Greece, wildlife, forests, habitatdestruction, death )

- 2424 days ago -
In six hot, windy days of uncontrolled blazes, Greece lost more of its rapidly dwindling forestland than in any single year on record.Outside the forests, in low-lying land and plateaus, entire ecosystems -- birds, reptiles and small mammals -- in burnt fie
A Patagonian Penguin Park
World  (tags: conservation, wildlife, EndangeredSpecies )

- 2445 days ago -
The Wildlife Conservation Society and Argentina will create a new preserve for penguins and other wildlife in a coastal area that includes 40 islands. (Photo courtesy Graham Harris/Wildlife Conservation Society)
Kenya Has Been Hailed for Its Efforts to Combat Ivory Poaching
World  (tags: Africa, Kenya, ivory poaching, elephants, animals, wildlife, cruelty )

- 2526 days ago -
Three wildlife rangers and four suspected poachers have been killed in a gun battle in Kenya.

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