Which Animals Live In The Amazon Rainforest?

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Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest, located in South America, is the lungs of the earth. They are rich in flora and fauna, which have a wide stretch of approx two million square km. Its territory touches the nine nations of the South American continent. But the majority portion is shared by Brazil, which is 60% of the… Read more »

Are ball pythons being traded out of existence?

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Are ball pythons being traded out of existence

A study published in Nature Conservation showed that ball pythons were the most traded CITES-listed live animal. Traders export them legally from Africa for onward sale as exotic pets. Their trade is backed by a belief system that these animals are not sentient and incapable of feeling emotions or pain. But this is not true…. Read more »

How is COVID-19 impacting endangered species in South East Asia?

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COVID-19 impacting endangered species

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a wave of uncertainties for not just humans but several wild animals too. Rural communities have started experiencing the effects of an economic slowdown. As a result, poaching and illegal wildlife trade may begin to rise. At Animal Club, we had predicted this as one of the impacts of the… Read more »

COVID-19- What are the impacts of it on Wildlife Policies in China

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Wildlife Management Policies in China

The COVID-19 outbreak reinforces the need for a transformation in our economic and regulatory policies. As countries around the world try to fight the disease, we have realized the need to step towards a less consumptive model. It was found that reasons for the COVID-19 pandemic were interconnected with an accelerated ecosystem degradation and poor… Read more »

The potential threats posed by Pebble Mine

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Pebble Mine

Bristol Bay, Alaska is home to a wide range of Arctic Wildlife which includes brown and black bears, wolves, shales, trout and the famous sockeye salmon. It supplies 40% of the globe’s sockeye salmon to people around the world. Recently, plans of developing a mine (Pebble Mine) can change everything in the region. This includes… Read more »