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.

2017/02/06 - - Money will go to greening marine economy and boosting resource efficiency among others - Since 2014, Italy contributed over 10.5 euro million to the Environment Fund
2017/02/04 - Researchers, who had been hunting the frogs for eight years, found two males and two females and plan to breed them and reintroduce them to the wild.
2017/01/30 - A book by the cell biologist and journalist Helen Pilcher cheerfully explores advances in cloning that could be used to revive departed species.
2017/01/30 - A book by the cell biologist and journalist Helen Pilcher cheerfully explores advances in cloning that could be used to revive departed species.
2017/01/30 - - 19 banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets set new criteria for sustainable financial instruments - An estimated $5 to 7 trillion a year is needed to achieve the global sustainable development goals - Banks manage $140 trillion of assets and institutional investors over $100 trillion
2017/01/25 - Fossils of the extinct relative of modern-day otters suggest that it was six feet long, and it had jaws that could possibly crack through shellfish.
2017/01/24 - Fund joins a coalition of 28 international investors controlling over $3 trillion in assets
2017/01/20 - The last thylacine died in a zoo in 1936, but neural scans of preserved specimens revealed that they may have been more intelligent than previously believed.
2017/01/19 - Bald eagles have been the emblem of the United States for more than two centuries. Now, in some parts of the country, they’re a nuisance.
2017/01/18 - From gorillas to gibbons, a wide-ranging survey finds that the world’s primates are in steep decline.
2017/01/10 - The administration added the rusty-patched bumblebee, which once covered 28 states but is threatened by pesticides, disease and climate change, to the endangered species list.
2017/01/09 - The iconic Arctic species is threatened by the loss of sea ice resulting from rising global temperatures, the Fish and Wildlife Service warned.
2017/01/06 - A series of maps produced by researchers visualize the link between global trade and its environmental impact.
2017/01/05 - - If current trends continue, severe bleaching will occur every year on 99% of the world's coral reefs within this century - More ambitious emissions reductions may give reefs an average of 11 extra years before annual bleaching strikes - High-resolution predictions of annual coral bleaching can help prioritize reefs for conservation...
2017/01/02 - A moratorium on harvesting turtles and a World Wildlife Fund program have helped replenish Fiji’s turtle population after decades of decline.
2016/12/30 - China’s decision gives wildlife protection advocates hope that the threatened extinction of certain elephant populations in Africa can be averted.
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