Archives for May 2018

Illegal Trade of Endangered Black Spotted Turtle Dramatically Increases

28 May 2018 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 28th May 2018 — Asia’s illegal trade in the Black Spotted Turtle is spiralling out of control. A new [Continue Reading…]

France to Host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

26 May 2018 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for [Continue Reading…]

Trade of Endangered Red Panda in China Study Released

28 May 2018 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Beijing, China – a new TRAFFIC study into Red Panda Ailurus fulgens trade in China has documented persisting low-level [Continue Reading…]

Madidi Expedition Ends After Two-and-a-Half Years

22 May 2018 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — After a two-and-a-half-year expedition through the world’s most biodiverse protected area, the Identidad [Continue Reading…]

Saving Endangered Animals with Software for the Stars

21 May 2018 | American Association for the Advancement of Science News Release

A collaboration between astrophysicists and ecologists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is helping to monitor rare [Continue Reading…]

One Third of World’s Protected Areas Degraded by Humans

17 May 2018 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

A shocking study in the journal Science by the University of Queensland, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and University [Continue Reading…]

Marine Mammals and Other Species Protected by ESA are Recovering

16 May 2018 | The Center for Biological Diversity News Release

OAKLAND, Calif.— Most marine mammals and sea turtles in the United States that are protected by the Endangered Species Act [Continue Reading…]

CITES’ Effort to Halt Elephant Poaching in Zimbabwe Strengthened

16 May 2018 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva – A Strategic Anti-Poaching Operations Centre located in the Chewore [Continue Reading…]

Saving Species Project Launched in Viet Nam

14 May 2018 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Hanoi, Viet Nam — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural [Continue Reading…]

Wildlife Trafficking Complaint Against Facebook Sent to SEC

14 May 2018 | The House Committee on Natural Resources News Release

Washington, D.C. – Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), ranking member of the Subcommittee [Continue Reading…]

New TRAFFIC Bulletin Highlights Ongoing Threats of Wildlife Trade

7 May 2018 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Cambridge, UK—declining populations of sharks and rays, the threats posed by the anonymity afforded to traffickers online [Continue Reading…]

Bumble Bee Atlas Project Engages Citizens to Track Bumble Bees

7 May 2018 | The Xerces Society News Release

PORTLAND, Ore., — A new project is being launched to harness the volunteer power of citizen scientists to help map bumble bees [Continue Reading…]


Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

to Promote the Plight of Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them.