Entries in endangered animals (14)

Wednesday
Dec132017

British Seabird  Decline

The UK is recognized as an important hub for the world’s seabird populations. For example, British shores are home to 90% of the world’s great skua population. Other species that can be found along the coast of the UK include the kittiwake, the northern gannet and the charismatic puffin to name a few but their numbers are in decline.

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Tuesday
Dec122017

Species at Risk in the  UK

There are ubiquitous, internationally reaching campaigns to raise awareness for animals near extinction, and rightly so. We need to do whatever we can for all endangered species around the world. We often hear about the Snow Leopard or the White Rhino, but do you know which animals are endangered in the United Kingdom?  

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Wednesday
May042016

QUIZ: What's Your Inner Endangered Animal?

Have you ever wondered which endangered animal you are? Maybe you already were, in a past life... Find out what your inner endangered animal is!

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Monday
Jan252016

Our Closest Relatives

Surely by now, everyone knows that humans are an animal. Furthering that, surely everyone knows we’re an ape too? Good, now that’s out of the way we’ll take a look at our closest animal relatives.

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Tuesday
Jan052016

Endangered Birds of the United Kingdom

When we think of species extinction and animal conservation, we often think of poaching in Africa, exotic animals in the tropics or tigers. Truth is, there are animals much closer to home needing our attention as well.

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Wednesday
Oct282015

QUIZ: What Is Your Inner Endangered Animal?

Have you ever wondered which endangered animal you are? Maybe you already were, in a past life... Find out what your inner endangered animal is!

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Friday
Oct022015

Happy World Animal Day!

Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi! Doesn’t ring a bell? He is the patron of saint animals, and we are celebrating World Animal Day. From spiders to guinea pigs to whales, they are all important and deserve a day of recognition.

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Rich, famous – and animal-lovers.

Famous people are often associated with scandals, glamourous events and parties, but there is also another site to fame – a more uplifting one. Some people donate huge amounts for animal charities with a passion for preserving wildlife and their habitats.

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Thursday
Nov212013

Mountain gorillas

The total number of mountain gorillas in the world, as of 2012, is 700. An incredibly low number, they are the subspecies of eastern Gorilla’s, only found in Uganda, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo; they’re virtually scattered throughout the Virunga mountainous regions of central Africa.

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Wednesday
Jul062011

Fighting for Survival – Endangered Animals

Monday
Jul042011

10 Significant Extinctions this Decade

Monday
May162011

Rare animal smuggler rumbled 

Wednesday
Apr132011

A new way to monitor endangered species

Monday
Feb282011

Ten of the World’s Most Threatened Habitats