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.

2016/11/15 - - International community has pledged to mobilize $100 billion a year in climate finance by 2020 - Up to $300 billion needed in adaptation finance from 2030; up to $500 billion by 2050
2016/11/14 - Speech by Ibrahim Thiaw, UN Environment Deputy Executive Director at South-South Co-operation: CEL Announcement...
2016/11/08 - UN Environment Links Great Apes' Future to Sustainable Development...
2016/11/08 - The most complete mastodon skeleton in Michigan in 70 years was discovered by a teacher and students at a camp for children with developmental disabilities.
2016/11/07 - Researchers studied fossilized leaves from the Patagonia region to conclude it took about 4 million years for insects to recover following the Chicxulub asteroid.
2016/11/06 - Top UN officials call for action to protect environment in times of war...
2016/11/03 - A highway project threatens to cut a swath through priceless rain forest, home to many endangered species.
2016/11/03 - - World is still heading for temperature rise of 2.9 to 3.4℃ this century, even with Paris pledges -2030 emissions will be 12 to 14 gigatonnes above levels needed to limit global warming to 2℃ - Opportunities include enhanced pre-2020 action building on Cancun pledges, cost-effective energy efficiency and stimulating action by cities, companies and civil society...
2016/11/03 - Ambassador Marie G. Jacobsson Honored at Fourth Annual Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding...
2016/11/02 - Over one-third of food is wasted in North America. Visit http://www.notwasting.com...
2016/11/01 - Speech by Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP Deputy Executive Director at South-South Co-operation Expo, Dubai...
2016/10/27 - Sommes-nous en train de pousser notre planète au-delà de ses limites? Pendant combien de temps nos biens communs pourront continuer à nous soutenir si nous continuons sur cette voie? More information:  globalcommons.earth Work area:  Global Policy Location:  Global
2016/10/27 - - 19 oil wells have been set ablaze following the launch of military operations to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) - Burning stockpiles of sulphur dioxide at an industrial facility created a large toxic cloud and temporarily hampered the delivery of humanitarian assistance - Water plant also reportedly affected by fighting, leading to a chlorine gas leak - Environmental pollution is adding complexity and danger to the humanitarian...
2016/10/26 - The discovery of nine fossilized claw bones suggests that prehistoric humans may have decorated with animal skins.
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