Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

By Zachary Wright     Bengal tigers are an endangered species due to the effects of poaching and deforestation. They can be found in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Bengal tigers are apex predators, which means they’re at the top of the food chain, but humans...

Getting Wild With the Ocelot

By PAULA ISABEL PAULINO, age 9 and NYLU AVERY BERNSHTAYN, age 9 PHOTO: sometimesong/Flickr Ocelots are an endangered species of wild cat that live in South America, Central America, parts of Mexico and even as far north as Texas. There are only about 50 left in Texas...

50% of Earth’s Wild Animals Are Gone

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 11 PHOTO: Rodney Campbell/Flickr Earth’s wildlife population has decreased rapidly since the 1970s due to human destruction of habitat. “We have lost one-half of the animal population, and knowing this is driven by human consumption, this...

Endangerment of Alexander Archipelago Wolves in Alaska

By NINI KAUFFMAN-O’HEHIR, age 9 Mentored by ANNIE FOX Aerial view of Tongass National Forest. The effects of logging in this forest will impact an ecosystem of animals as well as humans. PHOTO: Alan Wu/Flickr The Alexander Archipelago Wolf is becoming endangered...

Taking Action Against Deforestation

Kids working with the Armenia Tree Project in Tumanyan Park, Armenia (November 7, 2008). Photo: ATP By SOSSI ESSAJANIAN Armenia is a country with many mountains, rivers, valleys, streams, forests and lakes, but many of its trees have been destroyed by deforestation...