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.
Armed guards protect the last living northern white rhinos, as some scientists think there may still be a chance to engineer a new generation.
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.”
Vicki Croke talks to Here&Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the issue of emotional support animals on airplanes.
Vicki Croke talks to Here&Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the aftermath of what appears to be a dangerous prank.