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Odd Animal Cross Breeds

As humans we have come to an incredible level of superiority over the rest of the animal kingdom. With many species now being bred for food we often forget that we also commonly use animals for transport, clothing and entertainment. Thanks to our incredible technologies that have led to both the exploitation of animals and […]

Chemical Output

4 Ways Humans Displace Animals

It’s no overstatement to say that human beings are the superior species on planet earth. This is shown by how we thrive in virtually every environment, how we are at the very top of the food chain and how we have used our knowledge to reconstruct the environment as we see fit. Not all of […]

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Insecte  *** Local Caption *** Marlene Hahusseau, apicultrice

The Disappearance of The Honey Bee

As humans we have developed a society based around many different aspects of both nature and technology. We take for granted now that the satellites orbiting the globe will send us data on weather and location, and we also assume that fish will be in the ocean, birds will remain in the sky and bees […]

Human Impact

Coral Bleaching

The sea remains largely undiscovered by humans, yet we have observed the happenings that occurred beneath the waves for thousands of years. We are familiar with the large mammals and fish that roam the waters as we are with anything that comes close enough for us to explore. Coral reefs are one of the great […]

Why do people kill endangered animals

Why do people kill endangered animals?

There are many animals that are now under threat of becoming extinct. They are protected through organizations such as the World Wild Life fund. The most obvious question has got to be why poachers continue to hunt them when they know that these animals are protected by law. The most obvious answer is that they […]

The Central Kalahari Game Reserve

The National Parks of Africa

One of the most successful ways of protecting endangered species of animals in Africa has been the implementation of National Parks. These vary in size and most countries on the continent have at least one and are seen as a way as both protecting rare species plus attracting tourists into the country. When parks were […]

Marine Conservation Society

The Fishing Wars in Western Europe

There have been times when certain fish have been pushed to the edge of extinction. There has always been a continuing battle in Western Europe for the best fishing grounds, with fishing fleets more than happy to travel far distances in order to catch the greatest numbers of fish. This coupled with improved technology making […]

Adelie penguins

The Disappearance of the Penguin

Apart from the Galapagos penguin nearly all penguins live south of the equator. The bid cannot fly but is able to swim under water at up to 15 miles per hour. In order to do this their wings have been adapted to act like flippers. The penguins live in a variety of climates ranging from […]

YA AN, CHINA - 17 giant panda cubs, all born this year, meet the public at the Bifengxia Base of the China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda on October 13, 2017 in Ya an, China. So far China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda has successfully bred 42 giant pandas this year.  (Photo by VCG)

The Giant Panda

The Giant panda has been the World Wildlife fund’s logo since its creation in 1961. Currently there are 1,864 pandas roaming in the wild and despite it being the face of the WWF for 56 years, it is still at risk from extinction. The black and white bear is adored round the world and is […]

Rhinoceros

The Rhinoceros’s Battle for Survival

There is no more endangered animal in the world than the Javan Rhinoceros. There are two separate populations that are currently surviving, and their total numbers are around sixty. There are five different types of rhinoceros with all of the breeds at sometimes struggling to maintain their numbers. Regardless of the breed the rhino is […]