Brown tree snakes found at Cocos Island — “Brown tree snakes have been found at Cocos Island, which is where experts have been working to increase the population of the endemic bird species ko’ko’, or the Guam rail.” [Guam, United States of America]

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Breaking! 351 Sea Turtles Found Dead Off The Coast Of Baja California Where 137 Sea Lions Perished Last Week

Photo by: Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental  Environmental groups recently announced that a total of 351 loggerhead sea turtles have been found dead so far this year in the same area of Baja California coastline where authorities also found 137…

Concerning News As An Estimated 250 Chinese Fishing Vessels Found Near The Galápagos Islands; Killing Protected Species, As Well As Sharks For Their Fins

Photo Jax Oliver, Sea Shepherd On July 17th, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported an unusual concentration of Chinese-flagged fishing vessels congregating in the high seas of the Eastern Tropical Pacific, a maritime region that includes the Galapagos Marine Reserve.…

Vampire Bats With Infection Found to Self-Isolate From Their Friends but Still Care for Their Family and More Bat Facts

A new study found that vampire bats with infection self-isolate from their friends but still care for their family. Bats in colonies plagued with viruses limit their interactions with sick colony mates but still continued caring for their close relatives.…

Why is the giant panda black and white? Scientists have found that the black and white fur probably offers a kind of evolutionary compromise, allowing them to match with their backgrounds in both snowy and shaded areas.

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Endangered smoky mouse, feared wiped out during bushfires, found alive in Kosciuszko national park

Sighting of critically endangered native rodent ‘a very happy moment’ for conservationists The critically endangered smoky mouse has been discovered alive and well in the Kosciuszko national park after it was feared the native species had been wiped from the…