22 000 Elephants Slaughtered in Africa in 2012


The link below is to an article reporting on the slaughter of 22 000 elephants in Africa during 2012.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1202-hance-elephant-poaching-2012.html

Mekong Valley: Wildlife Discoveries


The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of a large number of species in the Mekong Valley in 2012.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/1218-new-species-mekong.html

Tree Day: Park Beach Reserve – Coffs Harbour


The link below is to an article reporting on a site for tree planting on National Tree Day – 29 July 2012. The site is at Park Beach Reserve, near Coffs Harbour.

For more information visit:
http://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/story/2012/07/19/branching-out-community-support/

Website: Tree Day


The link below is to a site where you can find a location to take part in Tree Day 2012 (Australia). Tree Day is the 29th July 2012.

For more information visit:
http://treeday.planetark.org/find-a-site/

Chile: Tierra del Fuego – Karukinka National Park


The link below is to an article reporting on the construction of a new walking trail within Karukinka National Park which will open in December 2012.

For more, visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0407-patagonia_wcs-pod.html

Nepal: 2012 Mount Everest Photos


The link below is to an article from National Geographic showing photos taken of Mount Everest during 2012. Maybe you’ll never climb the mountain youself, but at least you can enjoy some great photos.

For more, visit:
http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/everest/your-nepal-trekking-photos/