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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]


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