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.

2014/10/01 - Fresh Strategies to tackle Pollution, Plastics and Climate Impacts to be Included in New Plan to Manage the World's Seas...
2014/09/30 - As we move forward towards the September 2015 summit and the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, the United Nations system in its entirety will need to rise to the challenge of balancing on one hand our responsibility to articulate a commensurate sustainable development agenda of the 21st century while recognizing that in its implementation we will always face many challenges...
2014/09/30 - The voluntary, industry-driven initiative will enable the Oil & Gas industry to work collaboratively to address climate concerns...
2014/09/29 - An underwater view of the perilous state of our marine ecosystems.
2014/09/29 - Globally Coordinated Action and Policy Interventions Required to Stem Loss of One of the Planet's Most Threatened Ecosystems...
2014/09/29 - Meeting a Search for Solutions to Escalating Crises of Plastic Debris in Oceans and Catastrophic Destruction of Carbon Rich Mangroves, among others...
2014/09/29 - Don't miss your chance to participate in the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems photo contest - open until 5 October!
2014/09/28 - Scientists are trying to figure out which species to save, and how.
2014/09/26 - UN Agencies Unite to Strengthen Support for Sustainable Ecosystems and to Implement New Sustainable Food Systems Programme
2014/09/25 - An additional 18 countries sign the Minamata Convention at a high-level event during the opening of the sixty-ninth session of the United Nations General Assembly...
2014/09/23 - A refuge won’t save the threatened whitebark pine from climate change, so scientists are pondering a radical idea: moving the trees to where they will be more comfortable.
2014/09/23 - The Climate Summit is expected to draw more than 120 Heads of State and Government to announce their vision and commitment for reaching a universal and meaningful climate agreement in 2015...
2014/09/23 - CCAC approves five major action plans to present at the UN Secretary-General's Summit, funds a new urban health initiative, and extends its mandate by five years, to 2022...
2014/09/23 - New York, 23 September 2014 – World leaders announced new pledges to restore over 30 million hectares of degraded forest lands today at the UN Climate Summit in New York. The commitments come from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, and Uganda, among others, and more than doubled the number of hectares contributing to achieving the Bonn Challenge—a global goal to restore 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded lands by 2020.
2014/09/23 - Declaration Would End Billions of Tons of Climate Pollution per Year, Backed With More Than $1 Billion Down Payment, Restore 350 Million Hectares of Forest
2014/09/23 - At the UN Climate Summit in New York global leaders more than double restoration targets and commitments...
2014/09/23 - Latin American and Caribbean Countries Could Save Over 10 per cent in Electricity Consumption Worldwide Transition to Energy-Efficient Products Would Save US$350 Billion Annually
2014/09/23 - Carbon emissions are at unprecedented levels...
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