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– A giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) captured by a camera trap in the Ecuadorian Amazon. CREDIT: WCS Ecuador Program.

– A giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) captured by a camera trap in the Ecuadorian Amazon. CREDIT: WCS Ecuador Program.

The `Akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi) is s a small honeycreeper. The Akikiki is found only in the highest elevation native rainforests of Kokeʻe State Park and the Alakaʻi Wilderness Preserve on Kauaʻi. The current population is estimated to be 1,312. The ʻAkikiki’s habitat has been reduced to a fragment of its former range by deforestation and deterioration by invasive species. Avian malaria is a serious threat to the `Akikiki, and global warming could exacerbate that threat by eliminating…

The `Akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi) is s a small honeycreeper. The Akikiki is found only in the highest elevation native rainforests of Kokeʻe State Park and the Alakaʻi Wilderness Preserve on Kauaʻi. The current population is estimated to be 1,312. The ʻAkikiki’s habitat has been reduced to a fragment of its former range by deforestation and deterioration by invasive species. Avian malaria is a serious threat to the `Akikiki, and global warming could exacerbate that threat by eliminating…

Indian rhinoceros ARKive. At the turn of the century, the population of Indian rhinos had decreased drastically to about 20 individuals. However, through strict protection in India and Nepal, this species has since been brought back from the brink of extinction, with more than 2,800 individuals existing today.The Indian rhinoceros is listed as an Endangered Species meaning that trade in this species is only permitted under exceptional circumstances. An Asian Rhino Action Plan has been put in…

Indian rhinoceros ARKive. At the turn of the century, the population of Indian rhinos had decreased drastically to about 20 individuals. However, through strict protection in India and Nepal, this species has since been brought back from the brink of extinction, with more than 2,800 individuals existing today.The Indian rhinoceros is listed as an Endangered Species meaning that trade in this species is only permitted under exceptional circumstances. An Asian Rhino Action Plan has been put in…

Endemic to Grand Cayman, this magnificently striking blue iguana is one of the most endangered lizards on Earth

Endemic to Grand Cayman, this magnificently striking blue iguana is one of the most endangered lizards on Earth

One Green Planet  Awesome News! France Plans Make a Palm Oil Tax to Protect Animals & Rainforest in Indonesia http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/france-imposes-new-tax-on-palm-oil-imports …   Rainforest Alliance, Rainforest Trust, RAN and SOCP

One Green Planet Awesome News! France Plans Make a Palm Oil Tax to Protect Animals & Rainforest in Indonesia http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/france-imposes-new-tax-on-palm-oil-imports … Rainforest Alliance, Rainforest Trust, RAN and SOCP

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