Tag Archives: vulnerable


The traitorous goats of the Galapagos Islands

Everything was looking up for the tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. Until the goats arrived.


For Costa Rican sea turtles, the second time’s the charm

In early September, a crowd of selfie-crazed tourists prevented thousands of sea turtles from nesting in Costa Rica. But when the turtles returned weeks later, things had changed.


What does the term ‘endangered species’ really mean?

Do you know what the term “endangered species” really means? Far from a simple concept, the term is one of the biggest misnomers in the field of conservation.