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.

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...
2015/08/05 - World Migratory Bird Day 2015 highlights the importance of a clean energy future, which ensures the survival of migratory birds...
2015/08/04 - A recently discovered fungus is killing salamanders in Europe and could spread to North America, carried by the pet trade.
2015/08/02 - International efforts to curb illegal trade are not impacting Laos, where criminal gangs are said to take advantage of the weak rule of law and officials are thought to profit from trafficking.
2015/08/01 - A showdown over a songbird’s status is part of a continuing national dialogue about the Endangered Species Act.
2015/07/31 - A filmmaker and collaborator will project images of endangered species on a huge New York — and global — canvas on Saturday night.
2015/07/31 - Attention on one animal’s death should increase focus on the many species being threatened by markets demanding their tusks, horns and other parts.
2015/07/31 - The Executive Director expressed UNEP's full support to Africa and the Egyptian Presidency in the further development of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative...
2015/07/31 - 65% of Africa's Land Affected by Degradation; New Approach Essential...
2015/07/31 - In calling for wildlife crime to be treated as a serious crime, both nationally and across borders, the resolution sends a clear signal to organized criminal networks involved in this illicit trafficking that their time will soon be up...
2015/07/30 - Government intervention in this country could impede trophy hunting abroad, says a Born Free program associate.
2015/07/30 - TNC’s President and CEO Mark Tercek chats with Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard about how environmentalists and others can change the world through altruism.
2015/07/29 - By integrating big data gathered from sensors embedded in smartphones with satellite data, UNEP Live can support governments to tackle climate change and at the same time help cities reduce premature deaths caused by air pollution...
2015/07/29 - An estimated 55,000 Bornean orangutans remain in the wild, split into three distinct subspecies...
2015/07/29 - New research by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Natural Capital Declaration highlights the critical need to fundamentally strengthen how financial institutions view, address and manage deforestation and degradations risks...
2015/07/28 - HFCs are used in the air conditioning, refrigeration, foam and aerosol sectors as replacements for many ozone-depleting substances (ODSs...
2015/07/28 - The Minamata Convention paves the way for greater international cooperation on mercury pollution and global efforts to remove a serious health and environmental threat from the lives of people across the globe...
2015/07/26 - Adding to existing federal laws, the rule changes announced on Saturday would amount to a near total ban on the commercial trade of African elephant ivory in the United States.
2015/07/22 - Gland, Switzerland, 22 July 2015 (IUCN) – One of the most biodiverse areas in Europe – Doñana National Park and Natural Reserve – was granted IUCN’s Green List status today in recognition of the successful conservation efforts of its managers.
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