Tag Archives: Protect wildlife

(ROGER LEGUEN / WWF: Image captionThis report estimates that wildlife populations have declined by nearly 60% since 1970) The Living Planet assessment, by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and , suggests that if the trend continues that decline could reach two-thirds among vertebrates by 2020. The figures suggest that animals living in lakes, rivers and […]

First global assessment finds 301 species are primarily at risk from human hunting for the bushmeat trade (A man walks past bushmeat including pangolins, bush rats and tiger cats for sale on the roadside in Equatorial Guinea. Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images) Hundreds of mammal species – from chimpanzees to hippos to bats – are […]

Today the well publicised man vs. elephant conflict in certain parts of the country has reached dismal levels and needs immediate attention to address this despicable situation in a more pragmatic manner. It appears that all concerned parties are desperately looking for an effective and permanent solution which has not yet seen the light of […]