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iWild is Back!

July 6, 2011

Tags: Serengeti, Tanzania, International Programme on the State of the Ocean

Apologies for the prolonged absence: We were off chuntering about biodiversity in foreign lands and what not. But now we’re back, and there’s lots to catch up on:

*Some good news from the Serengeti! After a recent visit from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Tanzania announced that it would give up (more…)

Chimpanzee

January 21, 2010

Tags: chimpanzee, Jane Goodall Institute, Roots & Shoots, Gombe, Tanzania

Famous, beloved, highly-endangered, today’s Endangered All-Star, the chimpanzee, is limited to around twenty countries across equatorial Africa. Populations of four sub-species have shrunk rapidly over the past few decades and are expected to contract for the next 30-40 years due to habitat loss, exploitation of chimps as pets, and disease (including exposure to (more…)