Friday, December 31, 2010

Gerald Durell once said, “Animals are the great voteless and voiceless majority who can only survive with our help.”

The annual figures of endangered species increase by the year, setting a most worrying trend. As of 2nd May 2006, the number of known threatened species reached 16,119. Familiar species, including the polar bears and hippopotamus, were added to the growing list of threatened and endangered species. It is not enough that conservationists worry about these figures because every species lost affects the delicate balance in nature.

Poaching is not the only danger these animals face. With global warming, some species are finding it increasingly difficult to cope with extreme temperatures. In other cases, species lose their natural habitats to human developments. Education is a way to help, and we’re spreading the real information about these vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered animals. We hope to start a chain of small events that have potentially great impacts on our disappearing ecosystem.

The internet is reaching so many individuals in so many places around the world. No single act is too small, and every positive step taken is a significant step forward. If, like us, you believe in conservation too, we hope you can help us spread the word.

For in the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.