Entries in wildlife (19)
There have been some incredible developments and new finds in the world of nature and conservation research this year. We collected some of the best - some of them are so unimaginable we can only wait to see what 2013 turns out!
Amani Butterfly Project in Tanzania is one of the wonderful initiatives to protect nature and develop the community at the same time. This project is owned by Tanzania Forest Conservation Group which provides all facilities, training and technical assistance for the local farmers who manage and run the project.
A recent study published on 30th April 2012 in the journal Zootaxa, has shown that an astonishing 24 new skink species have recently been discovered on the Caribbean islands.
Chameleons are fascinating creatures. They change their colour for a variety of reasons, namely camouflage, communication and temperature control. But how did this fascinating trait come about and how does it happen?
Now that spring is arriving, it is a perfect time to create a beautiful wildlife garden. Many creatures will emerge from hibernation, flowers will begin to flourish and birds will begin nesting; therefore, I am going to inform you of several easy ways to transform your garden into a wildlife haven.
The wildlife trade is a hugely profitable business, generating hundreds of billions of dollars every year via the sale of exotic pets, food stuffs, souvenirs and alternative medicines. However, an underground faction is posing a serious threat to the sustainability of the trade and more importantly, to the existence of countless wild species across the globe.