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 […]


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 […]