According to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment’s website, the population of giant pandas living in the wild in China had risen to 1.864 by 2013, up from 1.596 in 2003. This decision comes five years after the IUCN downgraded the giant panda’s status from endangered to vulnerable on its Red List of Threatened Species.
Philippine porcupines are threatened by habitat loss and by black-market demand for bezoars, stony aggregations of undigested plant material that accumulate in their digestive tracts thought to hold curative properties.
Restoration can save a lot more than just historic ornaments. What has been developed as a high-quality ivory alternative to restore art could also lower the demand for real ivory and save elephants from poachers. Nguyen’s non-profit has saved over 1,500 pangolins.
Thai Van Nguyen’s non-profit has saved over 1,500 pangolins.
With artificial intelligence and painstaking study of sperm whales, scientists hope to understand what they are talking about. National Geographic, 21 April 2021.
Are expected to replacing real dolphins in shows in dolphinaria, as a response to the increasing bans on the keeping and using of dolphins in captivity worldwide. The first robot dolphin with 10 hours of autonomy has been now realised. Robots are replacing live dolphins in Dolphinaria. Read e.g. Paris Match, 4 October 2020.
South Africa is one of 48 countries implicated in the illegal trade in hippo ivory, according to a new report from wildlife-trade specialists TRAFFIC.
Humans and their Pets may soon eat Meat manufactured in Labs rather than from animals. The CO2 – free and Animal – Free revolutionary solution. The Guardian, 19 Junuary 2020
State-space models reveal a continuing elephant poaching problem in most of Africa, Scientific Reports 23 June 2020 FULL test available in Open Access