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.

2016/09/02 - - 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...
2016/08/26 - The president is displaying a late-blooming enthusiasm on the environmental front.
2016/08/25 - - US$5-7 trillion a year needed to implement the Sustainable Development Goals...
2016/08/22 - A skull that had spent decades at the National Museum of Natural History belonged to a previously unknown species with a flexible neck.
2016/08/19 - A “red gene” that originated from dinosaurs gives some birds and turtles special color vision, allowing them to see differences in shades that aren’t detectable to humans.
2016/08/17 - - Festival's Enviro Day to showcase UN Environment initiatives boosting air quality and protecting human health - 44,000 years of life, one-fifth of GDP are lost in Bosnia and Herzegovina annually due to poor air quality...
2016/08/12 - UN Environment and the Norwegian Government signed a framework agreement for development cooperation yesterday that lays new ground for future collaboration in development and environmental sustainability...
2016/08/12 - UN Environment and the Norwegian Government signed a framework agreement for development cooperation yesterday that lays new ground for future collaboration in development and environmental sustainability...
2016/08/11 - Conservationists and eco-lodges in Costa Rica are using camera “traps” to record jaguars and assess the environment.
2016/08/11 - Why do we still single out these creatures for destruction?
2016/08/08 - By Balakrishna Pisupati and Mathis Wackernagel
2016/08/07 - The 1.3 million kilograms of rubbish collected from here remind the rest of the world that even the most ambitious, global agreements are only as good as the individual action and determination that bring them to life...
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