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.

2015/12/03 - Enough Resources for the World? Why the G7 Should Engage in the Conservation of Natural Resources...
2015/09/04 - The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational...
2015/06/03 - President El Sisi stressed the need for concerted efforts by all countries to reach a new binding agreement on climate change at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will be held in Paris later this year...
2015/04/22 - The report is the outcome of a Green Finance Task Force which was tasked to develop policy, regulatory and market-innovations to better align China's financial system with the needs of green industry and sustainable development...
2015/04/21 - UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle, Urges Governments and Global Citizens to Commit to Tackle Climate Change, Protect the Environment and Eliminate Lead in Paint...
2015/04/21 - More sustainable buildings the aim of new 10YFP programme...
2015/04/21 - Theorists suggest surprising connections between earthly hazards and the hypothetical particles that hold together the galaxies.
2015/04/18 - Conservationists say the piping plover, an endangered bird that nests on beaches in New York State, is threatened by a colony of feral cats, who are cared for by volunteers.
2015/04/17 - The Mexican Navy will expand patrols to stop the illegal fishing that threatens the vaquita, and gillnets that accidentally snare and kill them will be banned for two years.
2015/04/17 - Sustainable cities present an opportunity to become centres of resource efficiency...
2015/04/16 - Gland, Switzerland, 16 April 2015 (IUCN) – A new IUCN study examines, for the first time, how commercial agriculture and forestry production could reduce global biodiversity loss by applying innovative approaches already used by some companies in the extractive and infrastructure industries.
2015/04/16 - Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement...
2015/04/16 - Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC...
2015/04/15 - UNEP challenges bloggers to envision a world where seven billion people make a change towards responsible consumption...
2015/04/14 - A well-preserved fossil in South America provides new details and clues that the bird could hear low-frequency sounds.
2015/04/14 - In a surprisingly effective conservation measure, inexpensive LEDs keep threatened fish from shrimp trawling nets in Oregon.
2015/04/13 - Sustainable, peaceful development in the post-2015 agenda will depend on the ability of the international community to treat the wildlife and forest crime seriously and take firm action against it...
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