A few days ago, the Wildlife Conservation Society released a report that shows the last remaining population of Siberian Tigers has declined significantly, due to poaching and habitat loss. The 12 year average showed a 40% decline. In the late 40s only 30 of these magnificent cats were known, and the population had recovered to 500 animals by 2005. However, in the past 4 years a trend of declining tigers has been noticed.
The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is committed to saving species from extintion. As a young girl, I read his book The Stationary Ark....and I was hooked! From that point on I wanted to spend my days on the island of Jersey working with Mr. Durrell. He is definitely one of my heros! Sadly, he died in 1995, ....
An international charity saving species from extinction
A wild bull elephant salutes the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society team on the day they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2nd electric fence erected under the Saving Elephants by Helping People Project.