Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity! Created by the United Nations in 1993, Biological Diversity day was designated to celebrate the variety of life on Earth. Along those lines, here’s a cool story by Tara Lohan of The Revelator about crucial areas in the oceans that need to be protected.
In my last post, I mentioned that humpback whales were a conservation success story. This article from TIME gives more details. Written by Dr. Kirsten Thompson, it discusses humpback whales’ decline and recovery.
It’s been over a month since my last post; and, like I said in this update, I’ve been considering abandoning this blog in favor of a new platform that’d allow me to earn money without getting abducted by copyright lawyers. However, a friend whom I’ve never met helped me remember why I started this blog, and put my goals into perspective.
COVID-19 officially sucks. Thankfully, Rob Nelson is posting great content at StoneAgeMan to help you get through this quarantine, and one of those pieces is a new article by yours truly.
Just as I was wondering if I should continue this blog, I received an awesome message from Anna Hansen of sparpedia.dk! She said that she loves my site, and wanted to feature it in Sparpedia’s list of Top Zoo and Wildlife Blogs of 2020!
Two years ago, a follower recommended a film to me called The World’s Most Wanted Leopard. Produced by South Africa’s Ginkgo Agency, it documents photographer Adrian Steirn’s quest to document a rare Caucasian leopard in Azerbaijan: a small country in Southeastern Europe. The World’s Most Wanted Leopard immediately became one of my favorite wildlife films.
For almost two years, eight cheetah conservationists have been detained in Iran, accused of spying. The researchers have been sentenced, and it is not good.
I have exciting news: The Jaguar and Allies has been named a top 25 wildlife blog.