Tag: World Wildlife Fund

Sumatran Elephants: Their Struggle Against Poaching and Palm Oil

Sumatran Elephants: Their Struggle Against Poaching and Palm Oil

Sumatran Elephants are a critically endangered species who live in Sumatra, an island in Indonesia. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates that there 2,400 to 2,800 of them left before they possibly go extinct. These elephants weigh about five tons, and are twenty feet in length. At the shoulder, they're five to nine feet tall. … Continue reading Sumatran Elephants: Their Struggle Against Poaching and Palm Oil

Update on Giant Pandas

Update on Giant Pandas

I have some news to share regarding the lovable and iconic giant pandas. In case you haven't heard, there has been a step forward towards improving the current population situation over the years. They've globally gone from being listed as "Endangered" to now "Vulnerable" as of September 2016, according to the World Wildlife Fund. "The International Union for … Continue reading Update on Giant Pandas

What Can You Do To Help?

What Can You Do To Help?

There have been many animals and plants going extinct over the centuries, with more becoming threatened each year. We should care and actively work to stop this from happening because it is largely our fault and they are part of God's creation too. So, what is currently being done and what can you do to help? According … Continue reading What Can You Do To Help?