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.

2014/12/16 - Researchers have discovered the oldest known horned dinosaur species from the early Cretaceous in North America.
2014/12/16 - Leaders from the aluminium sector today unveiled a new comprehensive standard that aims to improve the industry’s environmental, social and governance performance throughout its entire value chain, including plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. 
2014/12/16 - Research shows that at least one-third, or 1.3 billion tonnes, of food produced each year is lost or wasted - an amount corresponding to over 1.4 billion hectares of cropland...
2014/12/15 - Product Recalls Cost Companies Millions; While Companies Responding to Market Demand for Safer Products Are Seeing Growth in Sales
2014/12/14 - Governments Agree Ground Rules on Contributions to Paris 2015 Agreement and Boost Adaptation. Clearer Elements of New Agreement Evolved in Peruvian Capital...
2014/12/13 - Volunteers are waging a rescue effort after finding almost 1,200 turtles washed ashore since mid-November, far more than in the previous record year.
2014/12/11 - Worldwide, at least one-third of all food produced, worth around US$1 trillion, gets lost or wasted in food production and consumption systems...
2014/12/11 - Russian and Chinese conservationists said Kuzya, one of three rescued cubs that President Vladimir V. Putin had released, had crossed a frozen river between the two countries.
2014/12/10 - Concerns about the future protection of the sage grouse may have scared off bidders for all but one of 97 oil and gas leases in Nevada.
2014/12/10 - Ban Ki-moon to private sector: "I count on you to lead by example...
2014/12/10 - Global Shift to Energy Efficiency and Renewables Could Save Gigatons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Each Year...
2014/12/09 - 5 Countries Hand Over Key Information and Data on Emission Reductions from the Forest Sector to UNFCCC Secretariat...
2014/12/09 - Gland, Switzerland, 9 December 2014 – Protecting key carbon-absorbing areas of the ocean and conserving fish and krill stocks are critical for tackling climate change. This is one of the findings of a report released today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in which top marine scientists describe how atmospheric carbon is captured, stored and moves in the ocean.
2014/12/09 - Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to US$66 billion. And New Satellite Technology Could Help Monitor Mangrove Restoration.
2014/12/09 - On Gender Day at the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), host country Peru pledges a gender-responsive climate change action plan.
2014/12/08 - The workshop on enhancing the Horn of Africa Adaptive and Responsive Capacity to Climate Change Impacts was set against the backdrop of recent severe droughts in the Sahel in 2012, and the Horn of Africa in 2011...
2014/12/07 - Adopting a landscape approach in policy making can help us to better analyze and assess the trade-offs between different forms of land-use, and to make decisions that are just, and environmentally and economically sound...
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