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Tiger Numbers Increase

The IUCN has announced that the global wild tiger population has stabilised and potentially increased. The latest data suggests that there has been a 40% rise in tiger numbers from 3,200 in 2015 to 4,500 in 2022. This is welcome news in the Year of the Tiger as it is the first upturn in the… View Article

Rhino Poaching On Increase in South Africa

It has been reported that 259 rhinos have been killed for their horns in South Africa during the first 6 months of this year.

Reef Shows Sign Of Recovery

A report earlier this month has revealed that two thirds of the Great Barrier Reef is showing signs of recovery.

Flawed Noise Experiment Carried Out On Whales

A study of whale response to ocean noise was carried out in June this year. The experiment was opposed by conservationists and ended with no measurable results except causing stress to juvenile minke whales.

Orphaned Elephants Have Stress Levels Measured

Researchers in Kenya believed that orphaned elephants would be more stressed than those that were not orphaned.

Lions Rescued From Ukraine

An organisation called Warriors of Wildlife has come to the rescue of a pride of nine lions trapped in the Bio Park Zoo, in Odessa, Ukraine. The rescue has been labelled the largest big cat rescue from an active war zone.

Ivory Trade Ban In UK

Wildlife campaigners and conservationists celebrated earlier this month when the long awaited ban on the ivory trade finally came in to force in the UK.

Orangutans Released Into The Wild

The Bornean Orangutan Rescue Alliance have released two endangered Bornean orangutans into the Busana reserve, one of the last remaining habitats for orangutans in Borneo.