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What Is Killing Killer Whales?
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, marine wildlife, marine mammals, whales, apex predators, chemicals, environment, pollution, threat )

- 2819 days ago -
Marine experts are concerned about an invisible threat to the animals that has been building in our seas since WWII. That was when industries began extensively using chemical flame retardants, such as PCBs - and their legacy lives on in the world's seas.
Tigers Under Threat
Animals  (tags: Tigers, threat, hunters, traders, wiped )

- 2850 days ago -
The tiger embodies the qualities of strength and courage. Unfortunately, these same traits make tigers a target for hunters and wildlife traders. At least three tiger sub-species have been wiped out in the past century.
Mexican Monarch Butterflies Threatened By Severe Storms
Animals  (tags: mexico, monarch, butterflies, threat, storms, sanctuary, forests, conservation )

- 3193 days ago -
MEXICO CITY - Fabled monarch butterflies are facing a new threat from severe storms that have devastated some sanctuary forests in Mexico, conservation groups said on Monday.
Gujarat's Gir Lion Monopoly Faces Fresh Threat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, asiatic lions, threat, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3333 days ago -
The odds are stacked against Gujarat which has the distinction of being the only state in the country to have Asiatic lions
Whale Forensics Highlights Japanese Threat to Species
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, Japan, threat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3497 days ago -
A high proportion of the whale meat on sale in Japan comes from a population of north Pacific minke whales that some fear is under serious threat.
Wrong Policy to Blame for Threat to Lions
Animals  (tags: animals, lions, threat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3535 days ago -
The cause of the rapid decline of the country's lion population is conflict with people. They are a threat to people's lives and livelihoods, and locals retaliate by killing lions.
Human Overpopulation Is the #1 Threat to Animals Worldwide
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, overpopulation, threat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3560 days ago -
Human overpopulation is an animal rights issue as well as an environmental issue and a human rights issue. Human activities, including mining, transportation, pollution, agriculture, development, and logging, take habitat away from wild animals as well
Stowaway Threat to New Zealand's Island Sanctuaries
Animals  (tags: animals, stowaways, threat, sanctuaries, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3592 days ago -
A mouse that stowed away on board a boat threatened to wipe out 2 years of restoration efforts when it landed on pest-free Rona Island in Lake Manapouri. Fortunately for the native species on Rona Island the Fiordland voyage was the last one taken by
Hidden Cancer Threat to Wildlife Revealed
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, Cancer, threat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 3616 days ago -
Cancer poses a serious threat to wild animals. That is the message of two pathologists working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, in New York, who have for the first time listed all the animal species that are threatened by cancer.
Climate Change Threat to Rare Black Grouse in Scotland
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, black grouse, Scotland, climate change, threat, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3684 days ago -
Changing climate patterns threaten the rare black grouse, with numbers believed to have fallen by 40% in two years in the Pennines. Consecutive cold, wet summers, the worst conditions in almost two decades, have set back recovery, with the number of male
Donkeys of Unknown Origin Could Be Putting UK's Equines at Risk
Animals  (tags: donkeys, unknown origin, threat, UK, equines, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3708 days ago -
The number of donkeys being rescued and imported from Europe into the UK is at an all-time high, and, according to the Devon-based Donkey Sanctuary, any that are of unknown origin may potentially carry exotic diseases - posing a real risk to the UK's
Federal Report Highlights Threat to Hawaii Birds
Animals  (tags: birds, population in peril, Hawaii, threat, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3712 days ago -
Hawaii's native avian population is in peril, with nearly all the state's birds in danger of becoming extinct, a federal report says.
'Threatening the Very Existence of Polar Bears'
Animals  (tags: polar bears, threat, animals, climate change, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3712 days ago -
The outlook for Polar Bears is bleak. Artic countries met for the first time in decades to mull the future of the white fluffy bears. SPIEGEL ONLINE spoke to Rasmus Hansson of the World Wildlife Fund about climate change and hunters.
Fears for Ocean Life as Tanker Loses Toxic Load
Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, whales, dolphins, tanker loses toxic load, threat, endangered, extinction, habitat, environment, humans, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 3723 days ago -
A ship carrying 60 containers of ammonium nitrate, used for making fertiliser and explosives, has lost an estimated 31 containers overboard and is leaking fuel in rough seas off Australia's northeast coast.Marine experts fear if the missing containers lea
Snakes on the Move as Temperature Rises
Animals  (tags: perth, australia, wildlife, reptiles, snakes, warming weather, threat )

- 3861 days ago -
THE arrival of warm weather has increased the snake threat in Perth, the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) warns. DEC received about 1500 snake reports last spring and summer. Wildlife officer for DEC Matthew Swan said snakes common

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