DNA Sequencing Saves Endangered Species

 DNA profiling, a technique where investigators compare the base pair order of DNA found at the crime scene to a suspect’s DNA. Now, another type of genetic analysis – DNA barcoding – is being used to combat illegal wildlife trading. Illegal wildlife trade is estimated to be right behind drugs and weapons in terms ofContinue reading “DNA Sequencing Saves Endangered Species”

Turtle Sanctuary in San Diego

San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge has a residential group of approximately 60 protected Eastern Pacific Green Sea Turtles. No one knows how they got here, but it is assumed they were caught many decades ago in Mexico, brought to the bay alive, and escaped from fishing pens, prior to being slaughtered. They settled successfully […]Continue reading “Turtle Sanctuary in San Diego”

600 lb. grizzly bear captured in Sechelt, Sunshine Coast —

B.C. Conservation officers captured a 600-pound grizzly bear on the Sunshine Coast Thursday. via 600 lb. grizzly bear captured in Sechelt, Sunshine Coast —

Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks

A whale beached in Norfolk is believed to have been part of a pod that stranded and died in the Netherlands. The 50ft (14.5m) young adult male was part of a group of six spotted in the Wash at Hunstanton on Friday. A team from the RNLI, HM Coastguard, Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary and rescueContinue reading “Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks”

Cruel animal experiments in Britain

  This video from India says about itself: 24 September 2015 A street dog was curled up in a ball on the side of the road. He was suffering from severe mange and had completely given up hope. Just watch his transformation after we rescued him and gave him the medical care he desperately needed.Continue reading “Cruel animal experiments in Britain”

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead Most people don’t understand the plight of Earth and all living things. They go about their daily lives without so much as a care about the world around them.Continue reading

“The Lion Whisperer” ~ A Strongly Suggested Read and View!

Originally posted on Great Cats of the "World":
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-lion-whisperer/The following is a script of “The Lion Whisperer” which aired on Nov. 30, 2014. Clarissa Ward is the correspondent. Randall Joyce, producer. check out more from the link attached….. The lion whisperer Clarissa Ward travels to South Africa and meets a man who has…

WATCH: Kangaroos square-off in epic street fight

PERTH AUSTRALIA: Compliments of Global News – Meanwhile in Australia, two male kangaroos went tail-to-tail in an epic marsupial combat — and it was all captured on video. The video, posted to YouTube last month, shows the two large animals fighting for more than five minutes in a New South Wales neighbourhood. It’s unclear whether theContinue reading “WATCH: Kangaroos square-off in epic street fight”

We’re The Reason World Has Lost Half of Its Wildlife

Originally posted on Igor Purlantov:
The world’s population of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish has plummeted 53 percent since 1970, according to a World Wildlife Fund report released on Tuesday.  “Population sizes of vertebrate species have halved over the last 40 years,” the report said. “The state of the world’s biodiversity appears worse than ever.” During…