Global Search For ‘Lost’ Frogs Yields Few Findings

A glimmer of hope, but much cause for concern. Those are the reactions from teams of scientists from around the world that have returned from an unprecedented search for 100 species of ‘lost’ amphibians – frogs, salamanders, and caecilians  that have not been seen in a decade or longer, and may now be extinct. The … Read more

‘Vaquita – Last Chance for the Desert Porpoise’

EarthOCEAN, a media company that uses cutting-edge new media technologies to communicate science, environmental and wildlife topics in ways that inspire and inform, has debuted a ground-breaking documentary film that investigates the imperiled status of the world’s rarest porpoise. The film entitled, ‘Vaquita – Last Chance for the Desert Porpoise’, is available online at … Read more

Thousands of Undiscovered Plant Species Worldwide Face Extinction

A new study involving conservationist Dr David Roberts from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent, has revealed that thousands of rare flowering plant species worldwide may become extinct before scientists can even discover them. Combining their own methodology with data from the online World Checklist of Selected Plant Families at … Read more