As the world grapples for solutions to these issues, it is vital that every person on the planet strives to increase their own understanding of how their actions affect other species that share this Earth.
In busy Hong Kong waters live the Chinese white dolphin, also known as the 'pink dolphin', or the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin, but this iconic species is rapidly disappearing.
These mysterious giants roam the world’s ocean – the Pacific (and Western Pacific), Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Southern Ocean basins. There are over 90 different species of Cetacea (whales and dolphins), all unique in their own way, including some that scientists know nothing about.
This August, My Green World's mobile game app, World of the Wild, will be donating 50% of its revenue to BOS Australia. That means, for every in-app purchase you make in World of the Wild, BOSA will receive half!
My Green World's partner charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC), has launched an important campaign dedicated to protecting dolphins and whales (and porpoises) from fishing nets in UK seas.
Cotton is a thirsty crop. It takes 2700 litres of water to produce one t-shirt. In fact, the textile industry is the third largest consumer of water. Water diverted for agriculture causes enormous environmental strain. With only 1% of the earth’s fresh drinking water readily accessible, cultivating cotton is an unsustainable option for manufacturing clothes.
Lori Robinson's latest book, 'Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love' shares the stories of 20 conservation experts across the globe who are working tirelessly to preserve our planet for future generations.
According to the United Nations, over 700 million people worldwide lack access to safe and clean water. More people have a mobile phone than a toilet. Over 300,000 children under 5 years old die every year from diseases caused by dirty water and poor sanitation. Today, humanity uses the equivalent of 1.6 planets to provide the resources we use and absorb our waste
As more plantations replace virgin rainforest to feed the world’s insatiable appetite for palm oil, wildlife lands are disappearing.
One of the most remarkable cases of cetacean communication is the story of Noc. Noc was a beluga whale captured by Inuit hunters in 1977 and taken from his family when he was just a juvenile. Relegated to a life in captivity and without his family to speak with, Noc began to mimic human speech.
The short involves a hungry baby sandpiper learning to overcome her aquaphobia. Created by Alan Barillaro, the short uses new, cutting edge technology to showcase this beautiful story.
Illegal poaching is fast becoming one of the world’s most lucrative criminal activities. With rhino horns worth over $65,000 per kilo on the black market, you can start to see why well-organised criminal gangs are setting up international networks in order to take part in illegal poaching.
A recent report by WWF has revealed that more than two-thirds of the world’s wildlife could be gone by 2020 if worldwide action isn’t taken soon.
The platypus is arguably one of the most remarkable species on earth. This egg-laying, duck-billed, beaver-tailed, otter-footed mammal baffled European naturalists when they first encountered it, with some considering it an elaborate hoax.
In recent years, the area that the Coral Triangle is a part of has emerged as one of the world’s economic hubs. The rapid economic growth and a fast increase in population size have fuelled unsustainable development and a boost in demand, which is having devastating effects on the region.
In the sixth century B.C., poet and lawmaker Solon of Athens offered a bounty for every wolf slain, triggering a canine killing frenzy. Henry VII successfully completed the eradication of all wolves in England in the 16th century and the Scots even burned forests to make wolves easier to hunt.