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.
2014/04/17 - Not many will show up to the birthday parties, but there are always plenty of beetles, fish and dead garter snakes. Silver Creek Preserve manager reflects on the pleasures of raising kids on a nature preserve.
2014/04/17 - IUCN is deeply shocked by the news of the violent attack on Virunga National Park’s Chief Warden Emmanuel de Merode, which took place yesterday.
New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security
2014/04/15 - The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years...
2014/04/11 - “Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, prompts reflection on the unpredictable nature of evolution.
Thomson Reuters and United Nations Environment Programme to Collaborate on Executive Perspectives on Sustainability
2014/04/10 - Website to offer global perspectives from world leaders; influential voices...
2014/04/09 - As Consumers of Over 75% of Natural Resources, Cities Are Uniquely Placed to Contribute to Efficiency and Sustainability...
2014/04/07 - Renewables account for 44% of 2013's newly-installed generating capacity despite global investment dropping for second year
CCAC Invests $10 Million in New Work to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants, Focuses on Human Health
2014/04/02 - A court rightly rebukes Japan for exploiting legal loopholes to kill an endangered species.
2014/04/02 - Twenty four percent of European bumblebee species are threatened with extinction according to a recent study assessing the species group at the European level.
2014/04/01 - The superfluous bone, seen in fossil samples, was a sign of inbreeding and harsh conditions during pregnancy.
2014/04/01 - Just as several kinds of strikingly ornamented snails are being discovered, they are going extinct.
2014/03/31 - The following are remarks by UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner at the IPCC WGII Approval Session in Yokohama, Japan...
A Changing Climate Creates Pervasive Risks but Opportunities Exist for Effective Responses - IPCC Report
2014/03/31 - Responses will face challenges with high warming of the climate...
2014/03/31 - The first report under the ‘Python Conservation Partnership’, a collaboration between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has been presented today.