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.

2016/10/13 - A multinational effort to create a protective reserve in the Ross Sea off Antarctica has long been blocked by Russia. This year may be different.
2016/10/13 - Why charismatic megafauna make the best salesmen for protecting the environment.
2016/10/12 - New GEO-6 website provides access to vital information and data...
2016/10/11 - TripAdvisor will no longer sell tickets to attractions like elephant rides and dolphin swims, a decision that could reshape how booking sites approach animal welfare.
2016/10/10 - A decision on the siting of a seaport could improve the prospects of the restoration of the lizards, which were once believed to be extinct.
2016/10/10 - The Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog, discovered only in 2005, was probably a victim of the global trade in amphibians.
2016/09/29 - Seizure records in the database date back to 2005, and include any removal of great apes from unlawful situations...
2016/09/28 - - Twenty innovative start-ups from eight African countries announced as winners of UN-backed SEED Awards for eco-inclusive innovation - Winners will receive technical assistance and six months of free, tailor-made support to develop their business...
2016/09/16 - - Italian Environment Ministry commits 4.5 million euro for the protection of the Mediterranean - The money will go to improving protection of marine parks and tackling marine litter, among others  
2016/09/15 - - Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action - Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone
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