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...
2015/08/05 - World Migratory Bird Day 2015 highlights the importance of a clean energy future, which ensures the survival of migratory birds...
2015/06/05 - Swiss Report Provides Input to UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System...
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...
2015/05/22 - 'The Coming Financial Climate' report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) identifies measures that cover risk, capital mobilization, transparency and a shift in the financial culture to make climate security an integral part of a sustainable financial system...
2015/05/22 - On this International Day for Biological Diversity, let us recommit to global action to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss, for people and for our planet...
2015/05/22 - IUCN was deeply honoured to host His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge as he convened a meeting of United for Wildlife (UfW) at IUCN headquarters in Gland, Switzerland, on Monday 18 May to discuss global cooperation in tackling the illegal wildlife trade. United for Wildlife is a collaboration led by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, in conjunction with seven partner conservation organisations, including IUCN, all joining forces to...
2015/05/21 - The attempt to circumvent protections for the sage grouse, as well as those for the lesser prairie chicken, is part of a push by House Republicans to roll back environmental regulations.
2015/05/21 - Rapid implementation of measures to reduce black carbon in a range of sectors would deliver multiple benefits and near term results in health, climate and other areas...
2015/05/21 - The SDGs offer a new pathway, one that will harness the impressive ingenuity and industriousness of the region to maintain, and even accelerate, the economic miracle, while ensuring that society develops, poverty is reduced, and the environment is conserved...
2015/05/21 - Environment crime undermines sustainable development. It is not only a threat to species, to habitats and to ecosystems, but also to human health, livelihoods and national economies...
2015/05/21 - Political stability, good governance and increasing export revenues have turned Ghana into one of the largest and fastest-growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, and the cocoa industry has played a key role in this process...
2015/05/20 - Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda...
2015/05/20 - Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies...
2015/05/20 - The paper, “The Importance and Benefits of Species”, released today in the journal Current Biology, advocates a conservation philosophy that all species are important, no matter their direct use by humans, apparent value, intelligence or attractiveness. The default setting for our relationship to all species on Earth should be “Conservation”, not trying to develop arguments for why a species should be saved through its current perceived usefulness to humans.
2015/05/19 - Ministers will look at ways to close development gaps, reduce poverty and improve well-being of people in the region...
2015/05/19 - High Potential for Low-Carbon and Resource-Efficient Growth...
2015/05/19 - The region has recognized the urgency of embarking on green economy pathways to sustainable development...
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