Posts Categorized: Conservation News

Sea Otter With Exceptional Talent

This Sea Otter has exceptional talent! We gave a Sea Otter a challenge. See what he did! Help support Sea Otter conservation. Check the Box: California Sea Otter Fund You can help endangered species by making a donation to the Rare and Endangered Species Preservation Program on line 403, or to the California Sea Otter […]

OceanFootage: NRDC Peace Paddle Video

Several NatureFootage clips make an appearance in this Peace Paddle video from the NRDC, illustrating how actions speak louder than words: hundreds join to show their support for the oceans. Show your support by asking President Obama to represent our oceans’ needs at Rio+20 NatureFootage frequently works with conservation and environmental organizations, providing effective imagery […]

LA joins Hawaii, San Francisco and San Jose with plastic bag ban

Plastic bags pose a particular problem in the world’s oceans, where they have become entangled in the food chain and pose a hazard to a wide range of species. Sea turtles frequently mistake plastic bags for their favorite meal, jellyfish, and can become very ill or die from ingesting the plastic bags they come across […]

Rhino Poaching in South Africa

At an average of one rhino per day, poaching in South Africa continues to threaten the future of the species. Rhino horn is valued in Asian markets for supposed medicinal qualities, and even as a report was released this past week confirming the continued slaughter of rhinos by poachers, cinematographer Rainer Schimpf, based in South […]

California Senate considering Shark Fin ban

With Shark populations on the decline around the world, bill AB 376 currently under consideration by the California Senate is important legislation aimed at banning the possession and sale of shark fins. This does impact a cultural tradition, but support for this bill reflects a broader understanding of the collective value in protecting balanced ecosystems […]

Nature Footage: National Forests and Arbor Day

The comprehensive collection available through NatureFootage is a valued source for promoting products, campaigns, and sustainable brands. Recently, the Arbor Day Foundation sourced compelling video content from NatureFootage to promote its mission to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. As viewed in the Replanting Our National Forests campaign, the forests are ours to enjoy, to renew […]

Ocean Footage: World Oceans Day

“Ocean Acidification is destined to be one of the biggest issues humanity has ever faced.” – Dr J.E.N. (‘Charlie’) Veron, World Renowned Reef Scientist and Photographer World Oceans Day is an opportunity for global citizens to reflect upon, experience, and learn about the oceans around the world. The oceans are known for their extraordinary diversity […]

East African chimpanzees now have a 10-year plan

Fifty thousand chimps stand to gain protection from illegal hunting, habitat loss, disease, and pet trafficking due to a 10 year action plan being developed by nations in East and Central Africa. For more go to: http://www.wildlifeextra.com//go/news/chimpanzee-conservation.html#cr To see video of one of man’s closest relatives, go to: http://www.naturefootage.com/stockfootage/Chimpanzee

The future of wolves in Montana and Idaho

A federal judge in Missoula, Montana hears arguments to determine whether gray wolves in Montana and Idaho should be protected once more under the Endangered Species Act. To learn the entire story, go to: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100615/ap_on_re_us/us_gray_wolf_endangered To see video of wolves, go to: http://www.naturefootage.com/stockfootage/Wolf