Australia Starts Chlamydia Vaccine Trials on Koalas

To save the “functionally extinct” koalas from completely disappearing, Australian researchers and wildlife veterinarians on Friday have started vaccinating koalas against chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease that has spread widely among Australian koalas. “It is a cruel disease that causes …

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Bangladeshi Police Arrest Poacher Suspected of Killing 70 Tigers Over 20-Years

Bangladeshi police arrested Habib Talukder, a poacher suspected of killing 70 endangered Bengal tigers, after a 20-year period. “Acting on a tipoff, we finally succeeded and sent him to jail,” local Police Chief Saidur Rahman told members of the media …

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Protected Hummingbird Halts TransMountain Pipeline Project

Construction on the multi-billion dollar TransMountain oil pipeline in western Canada has been halted due to hummingbirds. Pipeline workers found the nest of an Anna’s hummingbird in a tree that was cut during production.  The hummingbird is not endangered, but …

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