Five major wildlife groups, working together, today filed a legal petition with the US government to provide endangered species status for giraffes, who have been quietly vanishing from their African habitat in extraordinary numbers.
El Jefe, Tim, and Cecil: The Case For Naming Animals
Why conservationists like Paula Kahumbu say naming wild animals makes sense.
Armed guards protect the last living northern white rhinos, as some scientists think there may still be a chance to engineer a new generation.
New study reveals that in the Western Ghats of India, tigers, leopards, and dholes are “doing a delicate dance” to coexist.
Jaguars, wolves, bears and more: Conservation groups are speaking out about the Trump Administration’s planned border wall and how it would affect wildlife.
Vicki Croke joins Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd to discuss the significance of China’s announcement on Friday that it will shut down its domestic commercial ivory market — the world’s largest — by the end of this year. Many conservation groups are calling it a “game changer” in the effort to save elephants.
The ongoing story and debate of whether wild jaguars might make a comeback here in the United States just got an intriguing update.
Tunnels for penguins, overpasses for pronghorn, culverts for cougars—all part of a growing conservation movement to help animals cross dangerous roads and to reconnect wild habitats in an increasingly-fragmented world. Vicki talks with Robin Young at Here&Now about some amazing “wildlife crossings.”
Shot and stolen from the wild, one orphaned orangutan, an emblem of conservation efforts, gets a second chance.