The wolverine is more complex than the myths that surround it. With a shrinking wilderness and global warming, the future of the wolverine is uncertain.The Wolverine Way reveals the fascinating natural history of the wolverine, and the habitat threats that face them, engagingly told by Douglas Chadwick, volunteer with the Glacier Wolverine Project. The project, […]
By Matthew Pomilia In June of 2011, I travelled to the Okavango Delta of northern Botswana to conduct research on one of Africa’s most endangered (and least known) carnivores, the African wild dog. As recently as 100 years ago, these colorful and immensely social creatures, evolutionarily unique among canids, roamed freely over most of the […]
A dead wolf was found last weekend by recreationists in the hilly forest area of Westerwald, near the town of Gensingen, near Koblenz. The animal died of a heavy caliber shot wound. It is possibly the same animal that had been spotted a short while earlier in the area by recreationists. The wolf is a […]
Over the last several months, Alberta has killed more than 500 wolves using aerial sharpshooters and poisoned bait in order to conceal the impact of rapid industrial development on Canada’s iconic woodland caribou. Independent scientists say that declining caribou health stems chiefly from habitat destruction caused by the encroachment of the tar sands and timber […]
The Anatolian Leopard Foundation was founded by Leo Goudzwaard, Edo van Uchelen and Erwin van Maanen after investigating the possible survival of leopards in the Anatolian Mountain Range of southern Turkey. With great help of other organizations, like the PlanfortheLand Society of Iran, a couple of short surveys for leopards were performed in Turkey. In […]
We are glad to announce Matthew Pomilia as member on our new board international advisors and our US connection. Matt has shown a considerable interest in the foundation from the start and has provided support services ever since. We welcome him his as a skilled and dedicated conservation researcher and writer. Matt is a wildlife […]
A survey on the loss in the Northern Hemisphere of large predators, particularly wolves, concludes that current populations of moose, deer, and other large herbivores far exceed their historic levels and are contributing to disrupted ecosystems. Read more.
The photo’s were taken by scientists affiliated with Panthera’s Tigers for ever Programme. Other rare wildlife, including Indian elephants and clouded leopards were also recorded in the reserve, that has been impacted over the years by poaching. Read more.