Archives for January 2016

White Whale Confirmed as Migaloo

28 January 2016 | New Zealand Department of Conservation News Release

A white humpback whale spotted in Cook Strait last winter has been confirmed as Migaloo, a famous white whale usually [Continue Reading…]

Chameleon Species Discovered in Tanzania

27 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New YorkWCS announced today that a team of scientists discovered a new species of chameleon in Tanzania.
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New Zealand Webcam Introduces Albatross to World

26 January 2016 | New Zealand Department of Conservation News Release

People can now watch online a Northern royal albatross growing up at Pukekura / Taiaroa Head.
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Endangered Kākāpō Nesting on Anchor Island

26 January 2016 | New Zealand Department of Conservation News Release

The most genetically-important female kākāpō, Kuia, has mated for the first time, but Kākāpō Recovery rangers, on Anchor [Continue Reading…]

Blue Whale Survey off Taranaki Coast

25 January 2016 | New Zealand Department of Conservation News Release

An international research team, working in collaboration with the Department of Conservation (DOC), has begun work on an [Continue Reading…]

Arrest of Illegal Wildlife Trader Trading on eBay

22 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

An international collaboration between law enforcement agencies and wildlife crime investigators including the London [Continue Reading…]

Critically Endangered Sumatran Rhino Pregnant

22 January 2016 | International Rhino Foundation News Release

Fort Worth, Texas — A new rhino calf will soon join five other rhinos at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia’s Way [Continue Reading…]

New Book on How to Save Forest Elephants

19 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York — A newly published book focused on promoting research and conservation methods and strategies for [Continue Reading…]

CITES’ Urgent Call on Illegal Rhino Horn Trade

15 January 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Geneva – With thousands of elephants and rhinos poached each year, the Standing Committee of the Convention on [Continue Reading…]

Hong Kong Signals End to Domestic Ivory Trade

13 January 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Hong Kong – Following a major anti-ivory campaign by WWF-Hong Kong, the city’s Chief Executive, C Y Leung, announced [Continue Reading…]

Republic of Congo Joins Effort to Protect Elephants

13 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Geneva, Switzerland – The Republic of the Congo has confirmed that it will join the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI), the [Continue Reading…]

New Tool for the Sustainable Management of Species

12 January 2016 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva – A new handbook on CITES and livelihoods was launched today, jointly by [Continue Reading…]


Saving Endangered Species is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

to Promote the Plight of Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them.