Biodiversity Media Alliance

Linking Journalism with the Web of Life

Malaka Rodrigo's Blog – March 2020 Archive (2)

Horrifying rise in ‘jaw bombs’ brings agonising death to jumbos

Playful baby elephants were half of casualties
View(s): 206

The female elephant calf was thirsty. Standing in the shallows of a water hole at dusk, it hurriedly sucked water into its trunk. It then curled its little trunk toward its mouth in an attempt to quench its…

Continue

Added by Malaka Rodrigo on March 3, 2020 at 1:53 — No Comments

Fish, the ignored wildlife on our plates

On World Wildlife Day on 03rd of March, charismatic wildlife such as endangered elephants, leopards and the vulnerable sloth bear will take the stage – but one species is routinely ignored, to our peril.

Diverse fish species on a common malu lella

There will be protests to protect forests such as Wilpattu, Sinharaja and even mangroves. “But are we concerned enough about…

Continue

Added by Malaka Rodrigo on March 3, 2020 at 1:51 — No Comments

© 2020   Created by Matthew Wright.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service