The African Penguin species is classified as Endangered because it is undergoing a very rapid population decline, probably as a result of commercial fisheries and shifts in prey populations. This trend currently shows no sign of reversing, and immediate conservation action is required to prevent further declines. The est. global population in 2009 declined roughly 60.5% over the past 28 years (3 generations).
International Animal Rights Day Manifesto On December 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to prevent World War II and the concentration camps horrors from being repeated.
The majority of white rhinos occur in just four countries: South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Kenya. Northern white rhinos and southern white rhinos are genetically distinct subspecies and are found in two different regions in Africa.
Male Baltimore (Northern) Oriole Feeding Babies At The Nest. The diet of the Baltimore Oriole consist of insects, fruits, and flower nectar. You can attract this bird to eat from your backyard fruit feeder by setting out orange halves or grape jelly.
A map showing where reindeers (and caribou, the North-American name given to the same species) live. Climate change is a problem. The temperature, the weather and the landscape are all changing in the Arctic. As the Arctic ice sheet melts, the sea levels rise, eliminating the land that reindeer, polar bears, seals and other wildlife depend on for survival. Our reindeer population has declined 40% over the past 21 to 27 years due to climate change and habitat disturbance caused by humans.