Why Biodiversity is Important, part 2

The wealth of species on our planet are crucial to ecosystem function and human wellbeing. Read the article by Dr. Russ Mittermeier, republished by OneGreenPlanet on May 28, 2015.

March for illegally traded wildlife – Oct. 3 & 4, 2015

Find or start a march in your city to protect elephants, rhinos and other endangered wildlife! http://www.march4elephantsandrhinos.org/

Lions return to Gabon – first sighting since 1996

Mongabay.com http://news.mongabay.com/2015/0316-hance-lion-returns-gabon.html

Nearly 100 pangolins released following massive illegal trading seizure

Pangolins released in Indonesia following rescue from illegal trade. Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/article/nearly-100-rescued-pangolins-set-free-indonesia

Patrols help protect Sumatran tigers

More patrols means fewer snares in tiger habitat. Patrols following tip-offs are 40% more likely to detect snares. Journal of Applied Ecology http://bit.ly/1dXL0OrĀ 

Good News! China imprisons 2 for illegal trading of macaques

China imprisons two more members of gang for illegally selling endangered macaques. Global Post/Xinghua news Agency May 13, 2015 http://www.globalpost.com/article/6547124/2015/05/13/two-men-imprisoned-trading-endangered-monkeys

Sykes monkey