Browsing the "endangered animals" Tag

Rhino Horn = Medicine? NO! (New Campaign to Bust the Myth)

June 15th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A former fellow writer on (which is now EcoLocalizer), Rhishja Larson is the leading rhino expert I've ever run across. She knows rhinos! And, unfortunately, that means she knows more about the current rhino crisis than most. Now, she and Saving Rhinos LLC have started a new campaign to bring critical rhino information and rhino crisis awareness to more people: Bust the Myth - Save the Species

Russia Helps to Protect Critically Endangered Western Grey Whales (Sort of)

June 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Well, Russia is one key actor threating grey whales with extinction, but it has also taken a step forward in protecting the critically endangered species. "Companies seeking oil extraction rights to a newly available concession off Russia’s Sakhalin Island will not be permitted to conduct activities while Western gray whales are present," WWF wrote last week

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