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.

2014/07/21 - The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential...
2014/07/20 - The greater sage grouse might be declared an endangered species, restricting development of its habitat, leading the energy industry and the government to try to save the bird.
2014/07/16 - The microraptor was four feet long and weighed about nine pounds — by far the largest such dinosaur that lived about 125 million years ago.
2014/07/15 - The entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol will provide greater legal certainty and transparency for both providers and users of genetic resources, creating a framework that promotes the use of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge while strengthening the opportunities for fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their use...
2014/07/15 - Experts and policy-makers meet to share key findings from Ugandan and Indian national planning and food security study...
2014/07/11 - With many MDG targets met and aid monies hitting record highs, other lagging targets need final push to seize on results and available solutions...
2014/07/10 - Brazilian Government Joins UNEP in Projects Ranging from Supporting Sustainable Tourism to Fostering Organic Agriculture...
2014/07/09 - A new study says amphibians can acquire defenses against a killer that has made many species extinct, and that one day a vaccine could be developed.
2014/07/08 - Letters to the editor and online comments.
2014/07/08 - A new fossil of a well-known early bird could help shed light on the evolution of feathers, researchers say.
2014/07/07 - Green Fins Initiative protects coral reefs and drives tourism...
2014/07/04 - Two readers whose work involves animals offer opposing views of African trophy hunters.
2014/07/02 - With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, primarily due to the loss of grazers in the region, according to the latest report by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
2014/07/01 - Voluntary Sustainability Standards Among Key Tools for New Market Opportunities...
2014/06/30 - Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development
2014/06/29 - A luxury market in skins, meat and wine endangers the rare cat.
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