Report on the impact of global warming on Southern Ocean whales

August 12th, 2008 by shearyadi

The Southern Ocean teems are the most productive marine ecosystems on Earth. Most species of baleen whales and male sperm whales in the Southern Hemisphere migrate between low-latitude breeding grounds in winter and highly productive Antarctic feeding grounds in summer.…

The seven endangered living fossils

August 5th, 2008 by shearyadi

From the seven species of marine turtles, six of them are now listed as vulnerable or critically endangered. These true living fossils who have travelled the sea for over 100 million years are need our help, immediately.

Their populations are …

Vaquita, the smallest and very endangered cetacean

July 14th, 2008 by shearyadi

After the extinction of Baiji or the Chinese river dolphin, Vaquita is the next cetacean that facing very serious threat of extinction. Estimated at only around 600 individuals alive recently according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Connect2Earth trying to create the awareness with a gift

July 11th, 2008 by shearyadi

Two of the world’s global environmental network, the World Wildlife Fund and the International Union for Conservation of Nature are trying to get more awareness about the future of planet earth and to protect the nature and wildlife.

With a …

The world most rarest rhino caught in WWF camera

July 6th, 2008 by shearyadi

The Javan (or lesser one-horned) rhino is probably the rarest large land mammal species in the world. Fewer than 60 individuals are thought to survive in the wild, and none in captivity.

Human population pressures in the two protected areas, …

Introducing the mountains of the deep sea

July 4th, 2008 by shearyadi

My friends, if you ever climbed the highest mountain on the earth surface, do you ever imagine to dive into the mountain of the ocean? The Mid-Atlantic Ridge, between Iceland and the Azores creating a towering barrier between east and

The species that are endangered or officially extinct

June 29th, 2008 by shearyadi

In most cases, the demise of an animal species can be directly attributable to one of humankind’s many sins against the planet, whether it be hunting, urban development, pollution, deforestation, the introduction of invasive species, global warming or overfishing.

This …