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.

2018/07/16 - As the destruction caused by natural disasters grows in intensity, we urgently need to invest in innovative ways of protecting ourselves from them. Conserving healthy ecosystems such as mangroves, wetlands and forests is an example of such smart investment, writes Vinod Thomas, Indian economist and former senior vice president for Independent Evaluation at the World Bank. Flooding  in Manila, Philippines, in 2012 Photo: © Vinod Thomas...
2018/07/14 - The Kenyan government said the rhinos, which were transported to a sanctuary southeast of Nairobi, most likely died from drinking water with a high saline level.
2018/07/13 - Mr. Reed, a Republican, helped turn the Endangered Species Act into law while serving as an assistant secretary of the Interior in the 1970s.
2018/07/05 - Learn more:  IUCN's work on World Heritage
2018/06/23 - Why whales got so big, and what that tells us about evolution.
2018/06/22 - Readers stress that maintaining biodiversity should be part of the protected areas agenda.
2018/06/21 - The remains appear to be a new species of gibbon, and it was perhaps a pet.
2018/06/21 - Photo: IUCN Learn more:  IUCN European Regional Office
2018/06/19 - Learn more:  IUCN's work in Bangladesh
2018/06/09 - Designating protected areas is relatively easy, but hardly anyone seems to be bothering with the hard work of actually protecting them.
2018/06/04 - Most of the animals now are found on farms in China. Giant salamanders released recently into the wild are genetically distinct from those that evolved there, a man-made “species.”
2018/05/31 - La nature, où tout est interconnecté, est un brillant exemple de la puissance et de l’intelligence de la collectivité. Afin de remporter des succès et avoir plus d’impact, la communauté de la conservation devrait s'inspirer du monde naturel, dépasser les silos et solliciter de manière proactive même les partenaires les plus improbables, y compris les entreprises et l'industrie - écrit Jon Stryker, fondateur et président de la Fondation Arcus. Les...
2018/05/30 - Nature, where everything is interconnected, is a shining example of the strength and brilliance of the collective. The conservation community should look to the natural world for inspiration when striving for success and impact, moving beyond its silos and proactively engaging even the most unlikely partners, including business and industry – writes founder and president of the Arcus Foundation, and an IUCN Patron of Nature, Jon Stryker....
2018/05/29 - Photo: IUCN Selecting indicators for ecosystems risk assessments Other Red List of Ecosystems Resources Photo: IUCN CEM Workshops at the Communities Conservation and Livelihoods Conference Photo: UN  
2018/05/24 - Photo: TJ Rio / AMAERJ Membership Activities WCEL Members take an active role contributing to initiatives that achieve the objectives of the Commission. This section provides quick access to some of the latest activities.   Photo: WCEL/AEL Partner Highlights WCEL’s focus on maximizing collaboration draws together the global environmental law community. This page serves as an outlet to highlight the...
2018/05/24 - Maui, Wowee: Georgia O’Keeffe’s largely unknown Hawaiian paintings and sketches surface in the Bronx, at the New York Botanical Garden.
2018/05/24 - Even if the technology can bring back the northern white rhinoceros, should we do it?
2018/05/24 - Now that grizzly bears have been dropped from the endangered species list, the first big hunt in 43 years is set for September, allowing 22 grizzlies to be shot.
2018/05/23 - Photo: IUCN Selecting Indicators for ecosystem risk assessments Scientists develop a guide for selecting indicators for ecosystem risk assessments.   Photo: IUCN Communities Conservation and Livelihoods Conference is an international conference, co-hosted by the Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  ...
2018/05/23 - Photo: IUCN Poseidon Patrol  A comic for kids on plastic pollution in the oceansعربى - 中文 - English - Français - हिंदी - Bahasa Indonesia - русский - Español Photo: IUCN Anna's Forest Comic Anna's Forest focuses on the need to protect life on land (SDG #15). English - Français - Español   Photo: IUCN The #NatureForAll Playbook     
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