Archives for 2014

Rare Atlantic Coast Shorebird Protected Under Endangered Species Act

09 December 2014 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected the red knot as a threatened species under the [Continue Reading…]

New Study Highlights Harms to Tortoises, Need for Better Protections at Nevada’s Gold Butte

09 December 2014 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

LAS VEGAS— A new U.S. Geological Survey study finds conclusive evidence that imperiled desert tortoises are harmed [Continue Reading…]

Prince William Zeroes In on Transportation Sector’s Role in Combatting Wildlife Crime

08 December 2014 | World Wildlife News Release

In response to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge’s announcement of the launch of United for Wildlife’s Transportation [Continue Reading…]

More Than 80 Scientists Urge Federal Protection of Northern Long-eared Bats

08 December 2014 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

WASHINGTON— Some of the world’s leading bat biologists are among more than 80 scientists who sent a letter today calling [Continue Reading…]

China Renews Commitment Towards Achieving Eco-Civilization

01 December 2014 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

The core aim of eco-civilization is to balance the relationship between humanity and nature, which includes economic [Continue Reading…]

Countries’ economic power does not predict conservation performance

01 December 2014 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Gland, Switzerland, 1 December 2014 – Some countries are doing better than others at conserving their share of global [Continue Reading…]

STUDY: Volunteering can help save wildlife

20 November 2014 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

BANGALORE, INDIA Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in [Continue Reading…]

IUCN summit delivers major commitments to save Earth’s most precious natural areas

19 November 2014 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Sydney, Australia – The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, the once-in-a-decade global forum on protected areas, closes [Continue Reading…]

Global appetite for resources pushing new species to the brink – IUCN Red List

17 November 2014 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Chinese Pufferfish, American Eel, Chinese Cobra and an Australian butterfly are threatened with extinction[Continue Reading…]

Sustainable tourism in protected areas can be critical for their survival, says new IUCN report

14 November 2014 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Sydney, Australia, 14 November 2014 (IUCN) – Increasing the number of visitors to protected areas can be an effective tool for [Continue Reading…]

Historic Advances in International Shark and Ray Conservation

09 November 2014 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Twenty-one species listed under Convention on Migratory Species
Quito, Ecuador – Conservationists are [Continue Reading…]

A fraction of global military spending could save the planet’s biodiversity, say experts

05 November 2014 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Only one in four protected areas is well managed. A fundamental step-change involving an increase in funding and [Continue Reading…]


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