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.

2016/09/09 - "This new campaign will not allow ignorance, indifference, fashion or status to serve as an excuse." - UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing...
2016/09/08 - - Partnership for Action on Green Economy is supporting governments in Peru, Colombia and Mongolia to introduce green policies. - Mongolia plans to green public education buildings, by reducing heat loss by 20 per cent by 2020 and by 40 per cent by 2030.
2016/09/07 - Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 6 September (IUCN) – Limiting illegal trade in threatened species, promoting nature-based solutions to climate change and accounting for biodiversity conservation in the development of renewables are among the first global conservation priorities set today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress taking place in Hawaiʻi. Photo: Dan Challender The 85 motions adopted by IUCN’s 1,300 government and civil society Members –...
2016/09/07 - Speech by Ibrahim Thiaw, deputy chief of UN Environment at the "Defence and Climate Change" international conference in Skhirat, Morocco...
2016/09/06 - But the danger has increased for other species, including the eastern gorilla and the plains zebra.
2016/09/05 - If it’s not a tourist, the juvenile bird would be the first bald eagle hatched in the city in more than a century.
2016/09/03 - - Close to 15% of the Earth's land and 12% of its territorial waters are covered by national parks and other protected areas. - Coverage of marine protected areas more than quadrupled in the last decade. - Eight in 10 key biodiversity areas worldwide lack complete protection.
2016/09/02 - - State Council approves proposals to propel greening of China's financial sector - US$600 billion per annum is needed in China to finance green projects...
2016/09/02 - An alignment of scientific research and political changes led to “iCuba!,” a bilingual exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History starting in November.
2016/08/30 - - Pathogen and organic pollution rises in more than 50% of river stretches in Africa, Asia and Latin America - Asia hit hardest by rise in severe pathogen pollution with up to a half of all river stretches affected - Up to 323 million people on three continents at risk of infection from diseases caused by pathogens in water...
2016/08/29 - "I've seen Côte d'Ivoire rapidly develop in the last five years. I want to see it continue to build and improve its economy long into the future. For it to do so, economic development must not come at the expense of the environment." - Erik Solheim...
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