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Bee Numbers in England Fell By More Than Half Over the Last 20 Years
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bees, England, numbers down, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3410 days ago -
England's bees are vanishing faster than anywhere else in Europe, with more than half of hives dying out over the last 20 years, according to a new study.
Kenya Wildlife Down By 40% - Community Tourism Protects Species Better Than National Parks
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, Kenya, numbers down, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 3602 days ago -
Long-term declines of elephants, giraffe, impala and other 'common' animals in Kenya are occurring at the same rates within Kenya's national parks as outside of these protected areas, according to a study released this week.
Leatherback Sea Turtles:Ocean Wanderers at Risk
Animals  (tags: animals, leatherback turtles, AnimalWelfare, numbers down, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3622 days ago -
Leatherbacks were listed as endangered in 1970 and confront multiple threats from humans, from unintentionally being caught in fishing nets to intentionally being harvested for meat. Their estimated numbers are down to 26,000 - 43,000 nesting females,
Swift Numbers Cut in Half as Renovations Destroy Nests of Summer Visitors
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, swifts, numbers down, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3622 days ago -
The fashion for home makeovers and loft conversions is threatening out one of Britain's best loved - and most spectacular - birds, wildlife experts say.
Direct Action Against Whalers Works! Japan's Whale Catch Falls Short of Targets
Animals  (tags: japanese whalers, outrage, worldwide protests, sea shepherd, whales massacred, numbers down )

- 3691 days ago -
Say what you like of Sea Shepherd's tactics, but they are working. And that's not a bit of PR from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society itself, it comes from the Japanese Fisheries Agency. This year's Antarctic hunt fell well short of its target:
Japan Blames Sea Shepherd, Weather For Falling Short Of Whaling Targets
Animals  (tags: steve irwin, sea shepherd, japan, whaling targets, numbers down, weather )

- 3691 days ago -
Japan's Fisheries Agency blamed hunt disruptions from Sea Shepherd and inclement weather for resulting in only 679 minke being killed -- well below a planned total haul of between 765 and 935 of the giant mammals. While that number killed is depressing,
Cuckoo Numbers Down By Nearly 60%
Animals  (tags: birds, cuckoos, numbers down, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3698 days ago -
In the newly published book, 'Say goodbye to the Cuckoo', Mike McCarthy laments the disappearance of the sound of summer from the British countryside.
In Just 11 Weeks of '09, Tiger Count Down By 17
Animals  (tags: tigers, poaching, numbers down, AnimalWelfare, killing, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 3715 days ago -
India's tiger count has dropped by at least 17 in the last 11 weeks since January 1. Poaching, poisoning, old age and infighting are the key reasons behind their deaths, say wildlife activists and forest officals.
Crocodile Populations Down By 75% in Some Parts of Australia After Cane Toads Arrive
Animals  (tags: crocodiles, numbers down, cane toads, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, death, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, killed )

- 3992 days ago -
The first evidence has been found for the destructive effect of the cane toad invasion on one of northern Australia's top predators, the freshwater crocodile.
UK's Largest Puffin Colony Numbers Down By 30%
Animals  (tags: puffins, numbers down, animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4005 days ago -
Atlantic Puffin numbers on the Isle of May, off Scotland's east coast, have dropped by 30% over the last five years after a period of almost 40 years of rapid population increase. The Isle of May is home to the largest colony of puffins in the North Sea

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