August 2017: The Yangudi Rassa National Park lies in the Afar region of Ethiopia. The landscape is semi-desert and wooded grassland and is home to an array of wild animals, but is also important for pastoralists with large livestock herds. Ethiopia has been suffering from a drought since 2013 and many animals have died from lack of water.


Climate Change: The silent terminator that could make 50% of the world’s species go extinct by 2100

Irregular changes in climate and extreme weather events are already affecting biodiversity across the globe. Sea levels are rising, and oceans are becoming warmer, which increases the frequency of cyclones. More prolonged, more intense droughts threaten crops, wildlife, and freshwater supplies. Our planet’s diversity of life is at risk because of the erratic climate. Climate change poses a fundamental threat to species, communities, and people’s livelihood.