DRAWING FOR OUR WILDLIFE IS A SERIES OF ONLINE CAMPAIGNS TO RAISE AWARENESS AND LOBBY VIA ART ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES WHICH ARE AFFECTING OUR WILDLIFE.
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Call To Artists | The Amur leopard is poached largely for its beautiful, spotted fur. Agriculture and villages surround the forests where the leopards live. As a result the forests are relatively accessibleCAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Amur LeopardAmur Leopard
Call To Artists | Between 1947 and 2005, the number of honeybees in the United States declined by over 40 percent, from 5.9 million to 2.4 million. A third of the bees die during the winter months.CAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Call To Artists | The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is now critically endangered, with populations in sharp decline due to habitat destruction and illegal huntingCAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Call To Artists | Conservationists are battling to save the pangolin, the most illegally traded animal in the world, before it is “eaten to extinction”.CAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Call To Artists | At the beginning of the 20th century, 500,000 rhinos roamed Africa and Asia. But today very few rhinos survive outside national parks and reserves due to persistent poaching and habitat loss over many decades. Two species of rhino in Asia—Javan and Sumatran—are critically endangered.CAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Call To Artists | The main threat to Dalmatian pelicans in Greece is human disturbance of the colonies during breeding season. Illegal hunting and power line collisions are also important human-generated factors that contribute to pelican mortalityCAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
The Dalmatian PelicanThe Dalmatian Pelican
Call To Artists | The vaquita could be extinct soon, if fishery bycatch is not eliminated immediately. Nearly one out of every five vaquita get entangled and drown in gillnets intended for other marine species like the totoaba, a critically endangered fish also found in the upper Gulf of CaliforniaCAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >