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.

2016/05/31 - A petition has been submitted to the Fish and Wildlife Service to increase protection for the only wild population of the animals left.
2016/05/30 - While the Cincinnati Zoo’s director forcefully rejected the second-guessing, online petitions blamed the child’s mother.
2016/05/28 - Proposing an uninhabited island as a place to protect the timber rattlesnake from humans, scientists set off an outcry from humans who fear snakes.
2016/05/26 - 120 ministers among over one thousand delegates in Nairobi charting course for strong action on sustainable future...
2016/05/26 - Climate change is now the most significant risk for World Heritage sites and for the benefits they provide, including economic well-being through sustainable tourism, confirms a new report by UNESCO, UNEP and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) in collaboration with IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature.
2016/05/26 - Impacts likely to rapidly and permanently change attributes that make World Heritage sites popular tourist destinations...
2016/05/26 - Robin Moore takes photos he hopes will highlight the plight of amphibian species worldwide, 40 percent of which are threatened.
2016/05/26 - Strong support from fixed income investors fuels momentum...
2016/05/26 - UNEP reports shed light on how countries are using different tools to shift to low-carbon, resource-efficient economies that achieve sustainable development...
2016/05/25 - Latest IRP report lists 12 ways to use natural resources more efficiently, improve human health and reduce the environmental damage caused by food systems...
2016/05/25 - Ban Ki-moon, Gisele Bündchen, Yaya Touré and Ian Somerhalder among those aiming to spur action to protect endangered species...
2016/05/24 - Progress, Policies on air quality still fall short of what is needed to save 7 million lives each year...
2016/05/23 - Environmental impacts responsible for almost one quarter of all deaths, highlighting need to place environment at heart of efforts to improve human health...
2016/05/23 - Parliament for the Environment Gets Underway as High Level Officials Gather to Combat Some of the Most Pressing Problems of the Day...
2016/05/23 - A young reader wants to know whether there are any wild cows.
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