Posts Tagged ‘endangered species’

Views from the photo desk: Sharks in Peril



Views from the Photo Desk: Endangered Species

Views from the Photo Desk is a monthly selection of captivating images from the iLCP Image Bank curated by our Visual Assets Coordinator. A recent report from the United Nations found that 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction. This is more than ever before in human history. The report states: “The […]

1Frame4Nature | Amplifying the Big Picture

What YOU Can Do:  Learn about your local habitats and wildlife and speak passionately to friends, family and colleagues—enthusiasm is infectious. Identify ways in which wildlife could do better and do your best to make it happen. Here in the UK for example, many local councils have a policy of strimming roadside verges. Write to […]

1Frame4Nature | American Icon in the Alaskan Horizon

What YOU Can Do:  Take a moment to celebrate the times of awe and wonder you’ve experienced in nature, and be thankful. Carve out opportunities in your future schedules to go exploring in the wilderness to create more memories to share and appreciate. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe […]

1Frame4Nature | A Vessel of Life in the Philippine Seas

What YOU Can Do:  Reduce your carbon footprint: Ride your bike or walk to work, and use public transportation or share a ride whenever possible. Committing to it, even just once a week, is a consistent contribution that reduces fossil fuel use. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of […]

1Frame4Nature | Under the Mangrove Sea

What YOU Can Do:  Start a conversation about the importance of mangroves with your friends and family. Explore, interact with, and share the data at datamares.ucsd.edu. Learn about the amazing animals and communities that mangroves support atmaresmexicanos.com. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of your personal connection to nature. […]

1Frame4Nature | Insects Color Our World

What YOU Can Do: Plant or place plants with flowers in your garden, backyard or balcony, for food for insects, even in the cities. Avoid the use of pesticides to kill insects; this harms not only the insects, but all the animals that feed on them. Abstain from collecting insects, they are delicate and we […]

1Frame4Nature | Baby Giants in the Deep Blue

What YOU Can Do: Eat sustainable seafood. Look for special terms like “line caught”, “diver caught”, “sustainably caught” or “sustainably harvested. Stop using straws. About 500 million disposable straws are used each day in USA and plastic straws aren’t accepted for recycling. Straws are the number top 10 plastic trash found in the oceans. Reduce […]

1Frame4Nature | Robin Moore

What YOU Can Do:  Follow the Search for Lost Species, and get involved, at LostSpecies.org. Say no to palm oil to save endangered species. The equivalent of 300 football fields of rainforest is destroyed every hour to make room for palm oil plantations. Avoid products- from shampoo to peanut butter to frozen pizza- containing palm […]

1Frame4Nature | Daisy Gilardini

What YOU Can Do:  Change some simple every day habits. Recycle more and save energy by: using less hot water, using energy safe light bulbs, buying seasonal and locally grown food, using public transportations, switching off the light when you leave a room….Little daily actions will go a long way and make the difference. –1Frame4Nature […]