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.

2016/02/07 - An encounter with a wild boar momentarily realigns our relationship to nature in a time of mass extinction.
2016/02/06 - As the planet warms, we need new approaches to identify which species and ecosystems are most at risk.
2016/02/05 - With 70 public and private universities in Kenya, there is great potential to promote sustainability both through education and practice...
2016/02/04 - At a legendary dinner in 1951, the Explorers Club was said to have served its members mammoth, but DNA tests have revealed what the meat really was.
2016/02/04 - The Conference of Parties to the Barcelona Convention will be hosted by the Greek Government in Athens from 9 to 12 February. Deputy Executive Director, Ibrahim Thiaw, to represent UNEP...
2016/02/02 - Today marks the 45th anniversary of signing the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands...
2016/02/02 - A proposed revision makes explicit that endangered species are “natural resources” that can be legally bred in captivity for commercial purposes.
2016/01/29 - Achim Steiner and Canadian leaders pay tribute to first UNEP Chief...
2016/01/29 - Foundation to contribute US$ 100,000 for the development of a novel textbook on green economy...
2016/01/28 - Visiting UNEP's Headquarters in Nairobi, the President emphasized Nigeria's commitment to a safe, secure and clean planet ahead of the Second UN Environment Assembly (UNEA...
2016/01/27 - Officials crushed 1.5 tons of ivory, making Sri Lanka the first South Asian nation to publicly destroy ivory obtained through elephant poaching.
2016/01/27 - At a retreat of the AU Executive Council Ibrahim Thiaw discussed fighting illegal trade in wildlife with African Foreign Ministers...
2016/01/27 - The first-ever UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) held in June 2014 highlighted the importance of GEMS/Water in advancing the water-related targets of the SDGs...
2016/01/26 - Green Start-up Enterprises Can Submit Their Candidacy by 21 March 2016...
2016/01/26 - Researchers are relying on radiocarbon from bomb tests decades ago to learn more about endangered hawksbill turtles in the Hawaiian Islands.
2016/01/25 - WHO and its partners predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño...
2016/01/23 - The news that a legendary turtle in Hanoi’s central lake had died prompted an outpouring of sadness across the deeply superstitious and Confucian country.
2016/01/22 - Since the museum opened to great fanfare in 1877, it has drawn millions of visitors, including the dinophiles who are lured by the fearsome giants in the Dinosaur Hall.
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