Expo 2020 Dubai will join hands with the UN Environment Programme and the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment to shed light on the world’s endangered biodiversity in a combined observation of World Wildlife Day 2021.
Saving wildlife requires us to stop the industrial scale, organised, transnational wildlife crime that is shifting thousands of tonnes of contraband, worth billions of dollars,
Their deaths leave just one remaining white giraffe alive − a lone male, borne by the same slaughtered female.
The city could become the first in China to declare cat and dog meat illegal if the proposition passes with public support.
The Independent today calls for an international effort in creating tighter restrictions on wildlife markets and the trade of wild animals to reduce our risk of future pandemics.
The article says that destruction of habitat of wildlife is responsible for transmission of various viruses from animals to humans. But it has failed to mention that the wet markets are fed by invading the forest and capturing wildlife.
The Covid-19 pandemic has served notice to humans on the dangers associated with consumption of exotic wildlife. And while the world is struggling to find a vaccine that will stem the loss of human lives,
Naturalist Gerry Hans stood in the middle of a lonely road in Griffith Park on Saturday, inhaled deeply though his face mask and admired the natural sights and sounds of an oddly serene landscape that typically draws thousands of visitors each weekend.
In a recent bushfire in Australia, 2000 hectares of forest was burnt. Koalas in this region now live in the fire zone (“Hundreds of koalas feared dead in Australia bushfire”, Oct. 31, Gulf Today).
Fires have ravaged more than 8 million hectares (19.8 million acres) of land across the country, an area nearly the size of Austria, killing 25 people, destroying thousands of building and leaving some towns without electricity and mobile coverage.