Entries in #vulnerable (6)

Monday
Apr102017

Animal Profile - Whale  Sharks

Between 700,000 and 1 million species of animals live in the world’s oceans, with over 9 million thought to be undiscovered. So, who is the whale shark and why is it so important in a world of vast splendour?

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Thursday
Mar302017

Should We De-Extinct  Animals?

Imagine a world with woolly mammoths roaming in the wild, a world where history’s creatures come to life. It’s a surreal picture but it could all come true within our lifetime. Many are trying to bring back earths lost animals but how ethical is this really?

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Friday
Mar032017

World Wildlife Day 2017: The Amazon Coral  Reef

2016 was an exciting year for oceanographers with the discovery of a new coral reef. Not just any reef though; this particular reef is destined to alter scientific knowledge, rewriting the textbooks of what we know about these incredible ecosystems.

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Monday
Feb062017

5 Most Endangered Penguin  Species

There are eighteen different types of penguin species all together. Thirteen of these are classified as vulnerable, near threatened or endangered. But which are in most need of conservation?  Here’s a list for you to find out…

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Thursday
Jan192017

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Penguins

We’re all familiar with penguins, but there’s a lot more to them than meets the eye. To celebrate Penguin Awareness Day here are 5 perhaps lesser-known facts about these aquatic birds.

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Thursday
Dec152016

The Decline Of The Giraffe

The IUCN added a new animal to its ever growing Red List this month; the giraffe. Now classified as Vulnerable, here are the reasons behind their decline and what we can do to ensure they don't become endangered, or worse extinct.

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