#Regram #RG @Oceana: Dusky shark populations have declined by 85% as a result of overfishing and bycatch, and the government has failed to take concrete action to help populations recover. Even though fishermen are prohibited from targeting dusky sharks, populations are still being overfished today
Important news for the #LeuserEcosystem, a globally important, high priority landscape for #conservation. Millions of local people depend directly on its 6.5 million acres of tropical #forest for their clean water supply, livelihoods and protection against flooding and landslides.
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#Regram #RG @BrianSkerry:
Photo by @BrianSkerry.
A curious Whitecoat Harp Seal pup playfully rolls over in Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence. No more than 12 days old, the pup will soon embark on his first swim in the frigid waters of the Arctic. Harp seals are very social, and noisy, animals, often fo
is proof we’ve made progress! But we can still take #ClimateAction
, every day of the year.
Today, the #ParisAgreement was signed - marking an important step in ensuring a livable future for our planet. But our fight is just beginning. We have the tools in our hands, if we apply them, to prevent disaster before it is too late. Click the link in the bio for more.
#Regram #RG @unitednations: World leaders gathered in the iconic #UnitedNations General Assembly Hall at the opening ceremony of the #ParisAgreement signing. Representatives of more than 165 countries are signing the historic roadmap to a low-carbon future at #UNHeadquarters in #NYC today, breaking
#Regram #RG @nrdc_org: Happy #EarthDay! Today, 150+ countries are #UnitedForClimate and will sign the historic #ParisAgreement. 🌏🌎🌍
We CAN embrace renewable energy, protect forests and change climate change. #ParisAgreement
Now is the time to hold unprecedented action.
No more talk, no more excuses- Messenger of Peace @LeoDiCaprio
Big news on #EarthDay
! The U.S. has officially signed the #ParisAgreement
, a historic step to combat climate change.
“We are in a race against time” Ban Ki-moon urges all countries to quickly join the #ParisAgreement #ClimateChange
Honored to be part of this historic first step alongside Ban Ki-moon and so many world leaders. Now is the time for bold unprecedented action. Watch live: webtv.un.org
@CatchingTheSun, a documentary that shines a light on a clean energy future, debuts on #EarthDay 4/22 on @Netflix. Check it out at catchingthesun.tv. #SunDoc
Excited to support @World_Wildlife, Apple and 27 apps who have teamed up for #AppsforEarth. Now until 4/24, proceeds from these apps help protect the diversity of life on Earth. Click the link in the bio for details.
In 2010, I spent time with @World_Wildlife in Bardia National Park in Nepal where we worked to set up tiger camera traps among many other things. Still more work to do, but I am proud of WWF & #LDF's efforts that have helped increase tiger populations for the first time in 100 years. Click the link
#Regram #RG @World_Wildlife: After a century of constant decline, global wild tiger numbers are on the rise! According to the most recent data, around 3,890 tigers now exist in the wild—up from an estimated 3,200 in 2010. Click the link in our bio to learn more.
#Regram #RG @nytimes: Every morning, they’re carted by wheelbarrow to a fenced-off forest area for survival classes. They’ll spend the next 7 or more years learning how to climb trees, make a nest of leaves, spot edible forest fruits and avoid predators. Their human minders take pains not to be over
rescues and rehabilitates these amazing creatures. Support them at sumatranorangutan.org/support-us
As the forest of the #Indonesian #LeuserEcosystem continues to be cleared to meet demand for Palm Oil, the critically endangered Sumatran #orangutan is being pushed to the brink of extinction. Here, at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme’s Orangutan Quarantine Center, rescued orangutans ar
#Regram #RG @bbcnews: 29 MAR: If the coral survives, it could take decades for the Great Barrier Reef to recover. bbc.in/barrier
#GreatBarrierReef #BarrierReef #Australia #Marine #Coral #Bleaching #BBCGoFigure
Let's work together to #SaveLeuserEcosystem
, a biodiversity hotspot. Stand up at chn.ge/1pSAiiv
A world-class biodiversity hotspot, the #Indonesian Leuser Ecosystem is one of the most important areas of intact #rainforest left in Southeast Asia. Its forests are home to the densest remaining populations of the critically endangered Sumatran #orangutan. But Palm Oil expansion is destroying this
The lowland #rainforest of the Leuser Ecosystem are considered the world’s best remaining habitat for the critically endangered Sumatran #elephant. In these forests, ancient elephant migratory paths are still used by some of the last #wild herds of Sumatran elephants. But the expansion of Palm Oil p