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.

2018/04/09 - Many reptiles and amphibians sold in pet stores were not bred in captivity as international law requires, conservationists say, but plucked from forests and rivers.
2018/04/05 - Pairing astronomers’ algorithms for star-hunting with drones equipped with infrared cameras, scientists have developed a new tool kit to help conservation and fight poaching.
2018/04/05 - The House Committee on Natural Resources is intent on erasing essential protections for the nation’s natural resources.
2018/03/31 - After nearing extinction 20 years ago, the Iberian lynx has made a comeback in southern Spain and Portugal, thanks to a vast recovery program funded by the European Union.
2018/03/28 - The immigration of just three new foxes dramatically reduced inbreeding in an isolated population, providing some support for a disputed conservation strategy.
2018/03/28 - Watching the herd from above offered a more complete view of the animals’ varying behaviors, and could suggest insights into other migratory species.
2018/03/23 - Learn more:  UICN en América del Sur Work area:  Ecosystems Location:  South America
2018/03/23 - Learn more:  UICN en América del Sur Work area:  Ecosystems Location:  South America
2018/03/20 - Avid bird-watchers come out annually for the counting program in the San Bernardino National Forest and California state parks, where conservation of eagles has largely been a success.
2018/03/20 - Sur le long terme, les entreprises ont tout à gagner à utiliser les ressources naturelles d’une façon qui profite à toute la société. Alors que s’ouvre cette semaine le 8e Forum mondial sur l’eau à Brasilia, Yolanda Kakabadse, présidente du Groupe pour le Rio Doce qui fournira des conseils sur les efforts de restauration, souligne que les efforts pour réhabiliter le bassin versant du Rio Doce au Brésil, suite à la catastrophe minière de 2015, sont un exemple en la...
2018/03/20 - Nations are protecting vast expanses of open sea but their first priority should be their richly biodiverse coastal waters.
2018/03/20 - Learn more:  IUCN's work on forests Work area:  Forests
2018/03/20 - Just two members of the charismatic subspecies remain, both female. But scientists still hope to prevent the extinction of the animals.
2018/03/20 - Learn more:  IUCN's work on forests Work area:  Forests
2018/03/20 - Sur le long terme, les entreprises ont tout à gagner à utiliser les ressources naturelles d’une façon qui profite à toute la société. Alors que s’ouvre cette semaine le 8e Forum mondial sur l’eau à Brasilia, Yolanda Kakabadse, présidente du Groupe pour le Rio Doce qui fournira des conseils sur les efforts de restauration, souligne que les efforts pour réhabiliter le bassin versant du Rio Doce au Brésil, suite à la catastrophe minière de 2015, sont un exemple en la...
2018/03/19 - In the long term, it pays for business to use natural resources in a way that benefits all of society. Efforts to rehabilitate the Rio Doce watershed in Brazil following the 2015 mining disaster are a case in point, writes Yolanda Kakabadse, Chair of the Rio Doce Panel, which will provide advice on the restoration efforts, as the 8th World Water Forum opens in Brasilia this week. The Candonga Reservoir downstream of the dam site was heavily...
2018/03/19 - Un ejemplo de esto son los esfuerzos para rehabilitar la cuenca del Río Doce en Brasil después del desastre minero de 2015, escribe al iniciar el 8º Foro Mundial del Agua en Brasilia esta semana Yolanda Kakabadse, la presidenta del Panel del Río Doce, que asesora los esfuerzos de restauración. El Embalse de Candonga, río abajo de la represa, fue afectado gravemente por el derrame. Photo: Ibama CC2.0 En noviembre de 2015, se produjo un...
2018/03/19 - A longo prazo, as empresas têm tudo a ganhar com um uso de recursos naturais que beneficia a toda a sociedade. Os esforços para reabilitar a bacia hidrográfica do Rio Doce no Brasil, após a tragédia do rompimento da barragem de Fundão em 2015, são um exemplo, escreve em quanto abre esta semana o 8º Fórum Mundial da Água em Brasília Yolanda Kakabadse, presidente do Painel Rio Doce, que vai oferecer conselhos sobre os esforços de restauração. O...
2018/03/19 - Un ejemplo de esto son los esfuerzos para rehabilitar la cuenca del Río Doce en Brasil después del desastre minero de 2015, escribe al iniciar el 8º Foro Mundial del Agua en Brasilia esta semana Yolanda Kakabadse, la presidenta del Panel del Río Doce, que asesora los esfuerzos de restauración. En noviembre de 2015, se produjo un desastre cerca de la ciudad de Mariana en Brasil. La represa de Fundão, que contenía los desechos de la mina...
2018/03/19 - A longo prazo, as empresas têm tudo a ganhar com um uso de recursos naturais que beneficia a toda a sociedade. Os esforços para reabilitar a bacia hidrográfica do Rio Doce no Brasil, após a tragédia do rompimento da barragem de Fundão em 2015, são um exemplo, escreve em quanto abre esta semana o 8º Fórum Mundial da Água em Brasília Yolanda Kakabadse, presidente do Painel Rio Doce, que vai oferecer conselhos sobre os esforços de restauração...
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