Oscar winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio may be banned from returning to Indonesia due to his recent criticisms that palm oil plantations are destroying the country’s rain forests and endangering wildlife. Indonesian officials are pissed.
Leo made a one-day visit to the protected Mount Leuser National Park in Sumatra last weekend. He posted photos… READ MORE »
The film Racing Extinction used the Empire State Building Saturday night as a large screen to project images of endangered animals as part of their promotional efforts. Certainly the first time I have ever seen the iconic building used as one!
In the film, a team of artists and activists expose the world… READ MORE »
A giant Galapagos tortoise named Speed, who was more than 150 years old was put down at the San Diego Zoo in California on Sunday.
Zoologists say that Speed had been in geriatric decline for some years now and that it was time to end his suffering.
Speed was brought to… READ MORE »
Sure, this might look like any old run of the mill cute kitten, but it’s actually a special little endangered guy. He’s an African black-footed cat. And he was born to a regular house cat who’d been implanted with an embryo of the endangered species. It’s the first inter-species implantation of its kind, and its… READ MORE »