Articles Tagged with conservation

Paul Allen – Microsoft Co-Founder Throws $4 Million At Shark Charity

Global FinPrint

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, owner of the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trailblazers, and the 51st richest person in the world, has given a colossal donation to save sharks. Paul Allen has reportedly donated over $4 million to Global FinPrint to assist their efforts in the preservation of sharks worldwide. Allen announced his… Read more »

What Earth Day Really Means, How It Started, And How It Helps

IN SPACE - JULY 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this handout photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) on July 17, 2014, German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst took this image of the Earth reflecting light from the sun whilst aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Gerst returned to earth on November 10, 2014 after spending six months on the International Space Station completing an extensive scientific programme, known as the 'Blue Dot' mission (after astronomer Carl Sagan's description of Earth, as seen on a photograph taken by the Voyager probe from six billion kilometres away). (Photo by Alexander Gerst / ESA via Getty Images)

Earth Day is tomorrow, April 22. It’s the 45th anniversary of a lesser-known national event that many people don’t bother to celebrate. But with climate scientists compiling increasing amounts of evidence that the planet is in danger, Earth Day is perhaps more important now than ever. But Earth Day has been around longer than you… Read more »

Two Roane State Scientists Break World Record For Living Underwater

Jessica Fain on Class Under the Sea

Two scientists from Roane State Community College have broken the world record for the longest time anyone has lived under the sea, having spent nearly ten weeks living underwater as of yesterday. Jessica Fain and Bruce Cantrell spent over two months living underwater off of Key Largo, Florida, at Jules’ Undersea Lodge, the same location… Read more »

Rare Twin Elephant Babies Born In South African Game Reserve!

Twin elehant babies born in South Africa

Researchers at Pongola Game Reserve, a privately owned reserve in South Africa, have reported the birth of twin elephant babies to a pregnant elephant. According to Grind TV, the birth of twin elephant babies is an extremely rare event and typically occurs in less than one percent of elephant births. If that wasn’t enough, twin… Read more »

Pregnant Dolphin Shot And Killed Off Florida Coast

At least 17 dolphins have been shot over the past decade in the gulf coast.

The body of a pregnant dolphin was discovered Friday on the shores of Miramar Beach, Florida. Authorities say the wild dolphin was the victim of a deadly gunshot wound in a series of disturbing violence against dolphins. A bullet was recovered from the dolphin’s body and appears to be from a small caliber gun. The… Read more »

Conservationist Group Offers Answers On Loch Ness Monster Sightings

The Loch Ness monster may be branches.

The Loch Ness monster is one of the most beloved mysteries on the planet. The monster is debated, discussed, and occasionally photographed. Called Nessie for short, the Loch Ness monster is treated as a sort of mascot, a beloved legend, and a sighting is a treat. Nessie’s relatives have even been sought out — a… Read more »

Corey Knowlton Pays $350,000 To Hunt And Kill Rare Black Rhino

Corey Knowlton

Corey Knowlton is a Texan hunter who on Saturday won an auction in Dallas for the right to hunt and kill one of the 5,000 black rhinos remaining on planet Earth. Now, Knowlton has responded to the outcry on his Facebook page. According to The Los Angeles Times, the auction took place at the Dallas… Read more »

Every Newborn Baby Gorilla Gets Their Own Festival In Rwanda

Newborn baby gorillas get their own festival in Rwanda

Newborn baby gorillas don’t happen every day in Rwanda, but, when they do, it’s as good a reason as any to throw a festival. It’s understandable that the country would make a big deal out of every new ape that’s born – they are one of the most endangered species in the world. There are… Read more »

Southwest Airlines Flies Late Blooming Monarch Butterfly To Texas

Airline Gives Butterfly A Lift To San Antonio

A late-blooming Monarch Butterfly is getting the royal treatment from Southwest Airlines. The stranded butterfly emerged from her cocoon too late to join the swarm for the fall migration to Mexico. In order help her complete the journey, the airline will be flying the Monarch from Albany, New York To San Antonio, Texas. It is… Read more »

Water-Loving Dog Kira Goes Swimming With Dolphins [Video]

dog swimming with dolphins

The video of Kira swimming with dolphins in South Africa has to be one of the cutest videos to ever go viral on YouTube. Dogs may still be man’s best friend, but Kira, a black Labrador, and the pod of dolphins have become pretty close pals as well. The dog swimming with dolphins video created… Read more »