International Conservation News
The conservation news section provides the latest news from various sources on conservation, environmental science and wildlife. AFC aims to raise interest in current issues to raise awareness and promote the support of conservation.
Speech by Achim Steiner to the High-Level Session on Resource Efficiency in the Framework of the German G7 Presidency.
2015/12/03 - Enough Resources for the World? Why the G7 Should Engage in the Conservation of Natural Resources...
2015/09/04 - The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational...
2015/08/30 - A year after New York State banned the possession and sale of most shark fins, there seems to be little clamor for the traditional delicacy.
2015/08/28 - #WWViews Report Summarized...
2015/08/28 - Geneva, 28 August 2015 – The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature have signed an agreement this week to strengthen the cooperation between the two organisations in minimising the illegal killing of and related illegal trade in elephants and other CITES-listed flagship species in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific region.
2015/08/27 - Birds that once feasted on misfortune are collapsing — part of a broader decline in vultures that illustrates the far-reaching effects of human interventions.
2015/08/26 - From Argentina, to Finland, to Singapore - a new book highlights successful examples of converting wastewater to profit...
2015/08/25 - IUCN is pleased to announce the appointment of Ramiro Zacarías as its new Global Director for Human Resources (HR).
2015/08/23 - The futures of this spectacular species and our own are now thoroughly intertwined.
2015/08/21 - Authorities announced that a remote camera captured photos this month of the state’s first wolf pack since its gray wolf population went extinct in 1924.
2015/08/20 - Safeguarding the planet's water resources is critical to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That is the message of this year's World Water Week, the annual global conference on water, which starts on Sunday with the theme 'Water for Development.'
2015/08/19 - On World Humanitarian Day UNEP provides guidance to help communities cope with technological hazards and environmental emergencies...
2015/08/18 - The red panda is loved but vulnerable to habitat loss and climate change.
2015/08/18 - The discovery of a hostile but symbiotic three-way relationship has led to the Large Blue butterfly’s comeback in Britain.
2015/08/15 - The president of Animal Welfare Trust says trophy hunting is not a justifiable piece of the conservation puzzle.
2015/08/14 - The Staten Island Museum is showing its collection of mastodon fossils at an exhibition this fall.
2015/08/13 - With an estimated potential of 20,000 MW, geothermal energy could provide an answer to the continent's energy shortage...
2015/08/11 - Trophy hunting, which has been viewed under a harsh public spotlight since the killing of Cecil, a lion in Zimbabwe, is part of a complex economy that is an effective method of conservation, many wildlife experts contend.