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Planetsave Hacked, But We're Back

You may have noticed some weirdness on Planetsave the past couple days — that is, no new articles. The story is, we were hacked. Since Monday morning/afternoon, our team hasn’t been able to log in to the backend (where we write and publish articles). We haven’t even been able to access the login pages. Actually, this happened […]

May 29th

138 Beetle Species Discovered

138 new beetle species from Central and South America were identified last month by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History researchers Michael Caterino and Alexey Tishechkin. Specimens were gathered from Argentina, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama,  Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru. Analysis of the male genitalia helped  the researchers identify the different species. In forests, […]

March 26th

Abandoned And Adrift Russian Ship Located 2,400km From Ireland

Often any ship news that ends up on a site like Planetsave inevitably refers to a ship crashing into a coral reef or spilling massive amounts of oil into the ocean. However, today, we have a story that is likely to terrify you right out of your pants. According to Agence France-Presse (AFP) the Russian ship Lyubov […]

February 22nd

World Pangolin Day is February 16 #worldpangolinday

Did you know that World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in February? This year, the special day falls on February 16th  — so be sure to mark your calendar if you haven’t already done so! World Pangolin Day is an opportunity for pangolin enthusiasts to join together in raising awareness about these […]

February 1st

Rhino Crisis Round Up: The First 10 Days of 2013

During the first ten days of 2013, a total of seven rhinos have already been killed in South Africa and India, while arrests have been made in India, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Unfortunately, South Africa’s final body count for 2012 was even higher than expected. The South African Department of Environmental Affairs announced on January […]

January 11th

Rhino Crisis Round Up: South Africa Death Toll At Least 618

The number of rhinos killed in South Africa in 2012 has reached a staggering 618, according to a December 10th update from the Department of Environmental Affairs. There have been 257 arrests for rhino crimes this year in South Africa. Earlier this week, the much-anticipated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by South Africa’s Minister […]

December 14th