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.

2017/03/30 - Trabajando en la conservación de los bosques de América del Sur Learn more:  UICN en América del Sur Work area:  Climate Change Forests REDD+ Location:  South America
2017/03/24 - A growing ferment on Twitter about the new restaurant at Montreal’s government-owned casino, and an end to a life-size cardboard cutout.
2017/03/20 - Scientists disagree about whether bringing extinct species back from the dead will result in a net loss of global biodiversity.
2017/03/18 - In some countries, endangered species are what’s for dinner. Here’s an alternative.
2017/03/17 - A British man was convicted of capturing, killing and possessing the rare Large Blue butterfly, specimens of which can command as much as $400.
2017/03/17 - In general, the large size of some prehistoric animals in comparison to their modern counterparts had to do with evolutionary opportunity.
2017/03/13 - Drones seemed like the perfect anti-poaching tools. But deploying them has been far more difficult than conservationists had hoped.
2017/03/08 - IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower women in decisions and actions for sustainable water management. Learn more:  IUCN work on water Work area:  Gender Water Location:  Global
2017/03/03 - The futures of Madagascar's youth and its lemurs are intertwined. In a country where 60% of the population is under 25, widespread poverty is driving unsustainable use of natural resources such as forests and wetlands. This is placing increased pressure on the country's unique biodiversity, including its 111 lemur species. Learn more:  Save our Species initiative Work area:  Species Location:  Africa
2017/03/03 - The futures of Madagascar's youth and its lemurs are intertwined. In a country where 60% of the population is under 25, widespread poverty is driving unsustainable use of natural resources such as forests and wetlands. This is placing increased pressure on the country's unique biodiversity, including its 111 lemur species. More information:  Save our Species initiative Work area:  Species Location:  Africa
2017/03/03 - How is the strong resistance to eliminating gillnets contributing to the vaquitas’ extinction?
2017/03/02 - A new study shows how an endangered or declining species may result in an irreversible genetic meltdown.
2017/02/27 - No more than 30 vaquitas are left in Mexico’s Gulf of California. Experts propose keeping some in captivity as a last resort.
2010/09/13 - Syndicated news for World Wildlife Fund.
2010/09/13 - Syndicated news feed from UNESCO
2010/09/13 - Syndicated news feed from the United Nations Environment Programme.
2010/09/13 - IUCN syndicated news feed.
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