Endangered Species and Habitats

Mass deaths of rare croc in India

At least 21 endangered crocodile-like gharials have been found dead over the past three days in a river in northern…

Swimming with dolphins at Ponta do Ouro

I found the “Save Our Seas” and “Fishing For Fun” articles in Issue 1 of Biophile particularly intersting, as I…

Disease threatens massextinction of frogs

Scientists fear the largest mass extinction since the disappearance of the dinosaurs because of a deadly disease which is sweeping…

Special Feature: Save Our Seas!

Covering more than two-thirds of the Earth’s surface, the oceans were once thought to be an inexhaustible resource, too vast…

Japan sets out on Whale Hunt

Japanese whalers set out today on a quest to hunt more than 1000 whales, including 50 endangered humpback whales. A…

South Africa’s wine industry: a horror story

Our wine industry is responsible not only for the dreadful consequences of the ‘dop system’ but also for the massacre…

Japan drops humpback whale hunt

A controversial Japanese mission to hunt humpback whales in the Antarctic has been temporarily abandoned, a top government official says.…

One Year to save the Amazon

Time is running out for the Amazon rainforest. And the fate of the ‘lungs of the world’ will take your…

All for the sake of a tuna steak

Sea turtles have inhabited the Earth for over 100 million years. Now, as a result of harmful fishing practices, these…