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.

2015/01/27 - Scientists are relying more heavily on environmental DNA, shed in an animal’s habitat, to track rare or endangered species.
2015/01/26 - In the early hours of a snowy Saturday morning in New York, United Nations delegates took a historic step towards safeguarding the global ocean commons. Government representatives at a UN meeting agreed to launch a formal preparatory process for a global and legally-binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction.
2015/01/23 - SEED is a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy...
2015/01/21 - Banks hold the largest pool of global financial assets...
2015/01/21 - The increase, reported in a new census by the Indian government, comes after a decade-long effort to mitigate poaching.
2015/01/19 - If the U.S. doesn’t act, these creatures will be slaughtered again.
2015/01/19 - Green light for strategic partnerships and stakeholder engagement, and adoption of a policy addressing conflict of interest
2015/01/17 - Lisa Speer of the Natural Resources Defense Council writes that “staving off ocean collapse requires urgent international action.”
2015/01/16 - UNEP helped to establish Afghanistan's National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), now the country's leading environmental policymaking and regulatory institution...
2015/01/16 - The report notes that without the Montreal Protocol, runaway ozone depletion would have led to large increases in UV radiation around the world, with major consequences for the risk of skin cancer...
2015/01/16 - Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic that have been added to possibly thousands of personal care products sold around the world...
2015/01/16 - Scientists find what they say are clear signs that humans are beginning to damage oceans on an unprecedented scale.
2015/01/16 - Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic that have been added to possibly thousands of personal care products sold around the world...
2015/01/13 - This week IUCN extends a warm welcome to Inger Andersen as she takes on her new role as Director General.
2015/01/12 - A development scenario involving reduced meat consumption and crop waste, as well as less energy-intensive lifestyles can help us reach global development goals while also protecting biodiversity, according to a new study.
2015/01/05 - A campaign to stop the mass killing of migrating Amur falcons has turned the people of Pangti, India, into stewards of the birds they once slaughtered.
2014/12/20 - A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.
2014/12/19 - The assessment report projects that atmospheric ODS amounts will continue to decline through the 21st century, assuming continued compliance with the Montreal Protocol...
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