These rare porpoises are similar to little dolphins, and live only in the Northern part of the Gulf of California in Mexico. They're shy and rarely seen - except when they are pulled up to the surface, dead, in nets. Destructive and illegal fishing are
CBS News reports that sushi lovers are driving the iconic Pacific bluefin tuna to the brink of extinction.
Grim numbers released by the Swiss-based International Union for Conservation of Nature pointed to a 33 percent drop in population in
When a traveler on a beach in Thailand came across a dog who was paralyzed in his back limbs -- though otherwise cheerful -- she knew that she couldn't leave without helping the pup. He was malnourished and covered in ticks, and he had resorted to eating
While elephants were the focal nonhuman animals (animals) being highlighted, many different species and issues also were discussed including the effects on animals being shipped around as breeding machines, the formation of captive groups and the removal
Numerous cats have violently lost their lives in the Thurston area of Springfield, Oregon: Some have been shot, one was cut into pieces, and some appear to have been beaten and tortured. Do read this shocking news:
Fashion company BCBG Max Azria refuses to stop selling angora and fur despite knowing that many animals used in these vile industries are stripped of their fur and skins while they are still fully conscious. Shocking undercover footage of China's angora
An IFAW investigation found thousands of online advertisements for endangered wildlife and wildlife parts and products. UK websites hosted 1,087 online advertisements including ivory and suspected ivory, turtles, tortoises, owls, exotic birds, monkeys
110 signatures so far. Change.org petition.
"...as one of the largest global supermarket chains with over 10,000 stores, your commitment to remove all shark products will make a huge difference."
Target: Carrefour Group
CEO Georges Plassat
Once a species becomes endangered, it is critical to work to preserve its habitat and remaining individuals, lest it disappear from our world. Occasionally, wildlife conservation projects and organizations can be so effective so as to reverse the process