Lacoste Replaces Croc Logo for Endangered Species

Few logos are as familiar as Lacoste’s crocodile and, for the first time in the brand’s history, the reptile was replaced by not one but 10 other animals. To celebrate the launch of Lacoste and the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s three-year partnership (called Save the Species), 1,775 of the classic T-shirts were adorned with endangered species—from the Vaquitas (a type of porpoise) to …

Dating Site for Gorillas Might Keep the Species Alive

From a studbook to a reproductive-management center, many advanced resources have been put into the protection of western lowland gorillas, a species that’s considered critically endangered. One such component happens to be a dating site, built upon an algorithm developed in the late ’80s (which predates human dating sites and apps). It’s all a part of the Washington-based Association of Zoos and Aquariums’s Gorilla Species …

Island Fox Taken Off Endangered List

There’s not a lot of positive environmental news, so it’s heart-warming to find out that after a devastating 90% population loss, a Californian island fox has made a huge comeback—so much so that’s it’s been taken off the endangered list. One of the USA’s most rare animals, the island fox suffered in the ’90s due to a viral disease and use of the pesticide DDT …