PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS has over 5,100 members and over 106,000 photos and videos.
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS has over 5,000 members and over 106,000 photos and videos.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Anodorhynchus leari
POPULATION: 1,300 adults
IUCN STATUS: Endangered
HABITAT: Arid caatinga (scrub forest) with sandstone canyons and stands of licuri palms.
By 2009, the Lear’s Macaw was downgraded on the IUCN Red List from Critically Endangered to Endangered, a sure sign that these parrots are beginning to bounce back.
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS group has over 5,000 members and over 104,000 photos and videos.
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Athlete who helped guide a stricken dinghy full of refugees to safety went on to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
BERLIN, Germany – Swimmer Yusra Mardini, who competed in the Refugee Olympic Team at the 2016 Games, fled her native Syria in 2015 and boarded a small dinghy in Turkey full of refugees bound for Greece.
When the boat’s engine cut out and it began to sink, Yusra, then aged 17, her older sister Sara and two other people jumped into the water to lighten the load and guide the boat to safety until it reached the Greek island of Lesvos three-and-a-half hours later, saving the lives of those on board.
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS has over 5,000 members and over 102,000 photos.
More than 250 bird species will benefit from a recent expansion of the Tanagers Reserve in Colombia, a country with more avian species than any other country in the world.
Among the species documented at the reserve are the Gold-Ginged Tanager, an endangered bird with a global population estimated to number as few as 600 adults and known to inhabit only five locations worldwide.Read more