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.

2014/09/23 - 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.
2014/09/19 - UNEP Deputy Executive Director Visits Panama as the Country Considers a New Environmental Approach...
2014/09/18 - Blackrock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche AWM, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among 340 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate change...
2014/09/18 - One rescue led to many, many others and a teeming two-wing backyard sanctuary.
2014/09/18 - We need to stop overfishing and impose strict regulations on coastal development and pollution.
2014/09/17 - Think.Eat.Save Student Challenge...
2014/09/17 - Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS...
2014/09/16 - Recent scientific findings reveal the importance of the Montreal Protocol...
2014/09/16 - Despite conservation efforts, numbers of Vaquita, a small porpoise found only in Mexico, have continued to decline, from around 600‐800 animals in the early 1990s to about 100 animals today, according to the latest report of the International Committee for the Recovery of the Vaquita (CIRVA).
2014/09/16 - Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment...
2014/09/15 - Fewer than 100 vaquitas are living today, their population nearly wiped out by poachers sweeping up another rare species and shrimp fishermen casting huge nets.
2014/09/12 - A model of the largest known predatory dinosaur, and the only dinosaur known to spend much of its life in water, will be displayed in Washington.
2014/09/10 - After the National Audubon Society released a report saying 650 bird species will be threatened by climate change, a report released by other agencies concluded that nearly one-third of American birds are in trouble.
2014/09/09 - The National Audubon Society foresees danger for more than half of the 650 species of birds in North America.
2014/09/05 - The 85-foot-long dinosaur, whose remains were discovered in 2005 in Argentina but took years to excavate and prepare for study, is among the largest land animals ever.
2014/09/05 - Two federal conservation officials respond to an Op-Ed essay criticizing government policies.
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