Laura Dzwonczyk

Selective Sympathy: Endangered Species Considered 'Cute' Get More Donations Than Others

Across the world, more than 25,000 species of plants and animals are currently threatened—a number that continues to grow each year.

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These Infographics Lay Bare the Massive Scale of the Poaching Crisis

Poaching is roundly reviled across the globe. Even legally sanctioned hunting of species has prompted an international outcry in recent years. Few understand the true scale of the problem, which persists despite escalating enforcement efforts.

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Study Reveals How the Legal Trade in African Animals Is Pushing Several Species to Extinction

When thinking of African exports, diamonds, coal and even textiles may come to mind first—but what about animals? We aren’t talking about poaching or illegal trade, but rather the sanctioned market of mammals in Africa sold both dead and alive for commercial and other purposes.

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