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.

2018/05/29 - 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     
2018/05/22 - Bringing the numbers to life for the jewel in Bolivia’s conservation crown.
2018/05/10 - The largest bat in Europe, a vulnerable species, found shelter in a city park’s trees. Then they started to turn up dead.
2018/05/06 - Wildlife officials have used snare traps to protect the endangered birds. It’s ruffling more than feathers in a town where the fox is the unofficial mascot.
2018/05/04 - There are more than 360,000 gorillas and 128,000 chimpanzees in Africa, roughly twice as many as previously estimated.
2018/05/04 - There are more than 360,000 gorillas and 128,000 chimpanzees in Africa, roughly twice as many as previously estimated.
2018/04/21 - Nearly 50 years ago, environmental disasters in the United States spurred a popular movement that culminated in new protections and helped to inspire the first Earth Day. Now, many of those protections are under threat.
2018/04/18 - Effective protection for tigers within some wildlife reserves has caused their populations to rise and local habitat range to expand beyond these protected areas. This has led to escalating conflicts with humans, many of which have resulted in fatalities. Better management of the ‘buffer zones’ around reserves is the need of the hour, writes Poonam Dhanwatey, Indian wildlife conservationist known for her work mitigating human-tiger conflict and co-founder of the not-...
2018/04/18 - Effective protection for tigers within some wildlife reserves has caused their populations to rise and local habitat range to expand beyond these protected areas. This has led to escalating conflicts with humans, many of which have resulted in fatalities. Better management of the ‘buffer zones’ around reserves is the need of the hour, writes Poonam Dhanwatey, Indian wildlife conservationist known for her work mitigating human-tiger conflict and co-founder of the not-...
2018/04/16 - As mining and development projects shrink the country’s forests, animals in search of food have been forced to wander farther from their natural habitats.
2018/04/15 - The city has 10,542 acres of forests. The Natural Areas Conservancy, which says they are at a tipping point, is thinking about how to care for them.
2018/04/12 - Getting on the endangered list issued by the Zoological Society of London isn’t actually about looks. Creatures have to be evolutionarily distinctive, not just weird.
2018/04/11 - Work area:  Forests Coastal Livelihoods Location:  Asia
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