With all the news about Facebook and the Russian involvement in the U.S. election and also the recent headlines about data mining on Facebook, it seems easy to overlook some the important things tech companies are doing in the world of conservation and endangered species. This includes recent events aimed at stopping wildlife trafficking online. [Read more…]
Archives for March 2018
11 March 2018 | by Craig Kasnoff
The United Nations has released a video public service announcement for the World Wildlife Day 2018 to promote this year’s theme “Big Cats: Predators Under Threat.”
The video features jaguars, lions, snow leopards and other cat species and discusses the efforts being made to save these species. The ‘big cats’ under threat not only includes lions, tigers, [Read more…]
One-third of tiger conservation areas surveyed are at severe risk of losing the highly endangered species, a new survey of some of the world’s most critical tiger sites conducted by WWF and partners has revealed. The report shows there is urgent need for better management of and more funds [Read more…]
A new tiger survey titled, “Safe Havens for Wild Tigers: A Rapid Assessment of Management Effectiveness against Conservation Assured Tiger Standards” was released prior to, and in conjunction with, World Wildlife Day 2018.
In the survey, the authors say that at least one-third of tiger conservation areas [Read more…]