Conservation News

World’s Giraffe Populations in Peril

December 16, 2014

Africa’s iconic giraffe may be in trouble — its population numbers have plummeted by more than 40 percent in the last 15 years, according to estimates from the ...

Red Knot Listed Due To Climate Change

December 15, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced last week that it has listed the rufa red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) as threatened under the Endangered Species ...

African Lion Gets Protection under ESA

December 8, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently proposed listing the African lion (Panthera leo leo) — a species found only in Africa — as threatened under ...
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