Keep rhinos wild & horny!! Did I get your attention? We need to spread awareness about the continual killing--poaching--of rhinos! These majestic animals are dangerously close to becoming extinct and what a truly heartbreaking end that would be for our planet. I'm saddened to report that their status of being an endangered species is due to human activities--mainly poaching for their rhino horn.…Continue
Added by Maria E on September 13, 2016 at 5:42pm — No Comments
There have been so many tragic events happening in the news lately. As I re-read that sentence, I'm saddened to realize that it's a statement that can be relevant no matter when it's said. Since I consider it a personal mission to focus on the positive instead of dwelling on the negative, I want to share a touching video featuring renowned wildlife conservationist Jane Goodall releasing a chimp into the wild. The poignant moment in the footage is when the chimpanzee, who's about to be…Continue
Added by Maria E on June 16, 2016 at 1:08pm — No Comments
The gentle & beautiful Manatee are thriving & seemingly increasing in numbers. But they still face many dangers to their population. Conservation and constant awareness of these endangered creatures is still an every day issue. The good news is there are some positive stories of Manatee survival.
Plus, check out my Lil' Guy's recycled manatee art!Continue
Added by Maria E on June 7, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments
It's Endangered Species Day & it's only fitting that attention should be given to the highly endangered Vaquita Porpoise.
Added by Maria E on May 20, 2016 at 2:07pm — No Comments
What is Marine Debris? Includes but not limited to:
Disposable coffee cups
Reusable zip ties
Personal hygiene devices (Ew!)
Chewing tobacco cans
Marine Debris: Any man-made material that makes its way to the ocean (& rivers, lakes, bays & ponds) & is left there.
Cleaning the ocean is possible. What can you do?...Continue
Added by Maria E on February 3, 2016 at 4:25pm — No Comments
Added by Maria E on November 30, 2015 at 1:03pm — No Comments
....and SO SO incredibly endangered!
Added by Maria E on October 29, 2015 at 1:10pm — No Comments
Added by Heather on May 6, 2009 at 9:12am — No Comments