North America

México despliega drones para evitar la caza furtiva de huevos de tortuga

El Gobierno vigila por aire los nidos de especies en peligro de extinción como la golfina.  Soldados y policías llegan a las playas de Oaxaca al inicio de la temporada de desove

21 August 2015

UPS Halts Shark Fin Shipments

Sandy Springs-based UPS has stopped accepting shipments of shark fins, following criticism of the practice.

20 August 2015

Mexico to Strengthen Protection of Endangered Species

Mexico will strengthen the protection of the olive ridley sea turtles on the beaches of the states of Oaxaca and Michoacan, by intensifying their operatives in the natural spawning areas of this en

19 August 2015

Scientists unite on World Elephant Day calling for ban on ivory trade in the U.S.

A group of 250 scientists from varied backgrounds, disciplines and organizations around the world have united to send a letter to Barack Obama for the sake of our world's elephants.

12 August 2015

Last night The Empire State Building became the face of extinction

The filmmakers behind the upcoming documentary "Racing Extinction" wanted to start a movement in New York City.

03 August 2015

Obama announces more restrictions on sale of ivory from African elephants

In Kenya, President Obama said the US will ban trade of elephant ivory across state lines. Despite existing regulations, the US remains the second-largest market for ivory, behind China.

25 July 2015

Stranded great white shark rescued from Massachusetts beach – video

A young great white shark is rescued from a sandbar in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Tuesday.

15 July 2015

US crushes 'blood ivory' in New York's Times Square

The US government destroyed more than one US ton (907kg) of “blood ivory” before crowds in New York’s Times Square on Friday, in a move designed to signal a dramatic crackdown on the illegal trade.

19 June 2015

'A deaf whale is a dead whale': US navy sonars could be cause of strandings

Marine researchers speculate noise pollution in the Pacific is disrupting whales’ vital abilities to hear and migrate – and driving them ashore at an alarming rate

14 June 2015