News Headlines : Conservation Group Wwf

SEA SHEPHERD RESCUES CREW FROM 'POACHING' VESSEL SUNK OFF WEST AFRICA


Sea Shepherd ships Bob Barker and Sam Simon are in the process of rescuing the entire crew of the vessel Thunder... READ MORE

6th April, 2015 187

AFRICAN 'BLOOD IVORY' DESTROYED IN NEW YORK TO SIGNAL CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL TRADE


Kelly Aylward, director of the Washington office of the Wildlife Conservation Society, countered that such events demonstrate the ivory has no monetary value... READ MORE

19th June, 2015 691

MINNESOTA DENTIST ALLEGEDLY KILLED CECIL THE LION


On Tuesday The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force said in a statement that Walter James Palmer of Eden Prairie Minn... READ MORE

28th July, 2015 6616

Recent News Headlines : Conservation Group Wwf

INDONESIA: DEAD WHALE HAD 1,000 PIECES OF PLASTIC IN STOMACH


Sperm whale washed up in Sulawesi had flip-flops, bottles, bags and 115 drinking cups in its stomach... READ MORE

20th November, 2018 86303

MOUNTAIN GORILLA POPULATIONS SLOWLY REBOUNDING


On Wednesday, the Switzerland-based International Union for Conservation of Nature updated mountain gorillas' status from critically endangered to endangered, a more promising, if still precarious, designation... READ MORE

15th November, 2018 0

RUSSIA, CHINA, NORWAY SINK LANDMARK ANTARCTIC OCEAN RESERVE PLAN


Bengtsson accused Russia and China of using wrecking amendments and filibustering to reduce the time available for real discussion about protecting Antarctic waters ... READ MORE

4th November, 2018 1400

MYANMAR BURNS IVORY, SKINS TO FIGHT ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE


Myanmar destroyed 277 pieces of ivory, 227 bones of elephants and other animals, 1,544 different horns and 25 wildlife skins... READ MORE

4th October, 2018 0

KOALAS FACE EXTINCTION IN NSW AS EARLY AS 2050


Koalas have lost more than 5000 hectares of habitat in northern NSW since laws which protected native vegetation were axed, a report has found... READ MORE

7th September, 2018 0

MEET AN IVORY TRAFFICKER'S 'WORST NIGHTMARE'


It will allow dogs to sniff out ivory, rhino horn and other illegal wildlife products hidden in large shipping containers, using a tiny sample of air... READ MORE

26th August, 2018 0

'PROTECTED' MARINE AREA OPEN TO OIL, GAS EXPLORATION


Susanna Fuller, marine conservation co-ordinator for the Ecology Action Centre, says her group is against industrial activity in the protected zone... READ MORE

7th April, 2018 2336

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION: WORLD'S RICHEST NATIONS AREN'T DOING ENOUGH TO SAVE LARGE MAMMALS FROM EXTINCTION


Examples are some African countries where wildlife populations even in many protected areas are declining and depleted... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 589

UN POISED TO MOVE AHEAD WITH LANDMARK TREATY TO PROTECT HIGH SEAS


Despite such uncertainties, conservation groups say the heightened focus on oceans is a sign of progress... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 9939

ALL WORK, NO PAY: THE PLIGHT OF YOUNG CONSERVATIONISTS


But, today -- with a master's degree in conservation science from Imperial College London -- she's taking orders, delivering drinks, and cleaning tables to support herself... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 4694

'THIS IS NOT HOW I THINK ANYONE WOULD WANT THEIR CHILDREN TO ACT,' COUN. STEPHEN BLAIS SAYS


'this is not how i think anyone would want their children to act,' coun. stephen blais says... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 146

7 TONS OF AFRICAN PANGOLIN SCALES SEIZED IN HONG KONG


In February, conservationists said almost three tons of scales were seized in Thailand... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 12

HATCHLINGS RAISE HOPE FOR CAMBODIA'S ENDANGERED 'ROYAL TURTLE'


The baby turtles hatched this week, three months after a villager discovered a 14-egg nest in sand along a river in southwestern Koh Kong Province... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 0

HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES COMPLAINT AGAINST WWF TO BE EXAMINED BY OECD


WWF has also provided human rights training for government eco-guards and facilitated the employment of Baka people as ecoguards... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 2224

60 PERCENT OF GLOBAL WILDLIFE SPECIES WIPED OUT


The Living Planet Report 2016, released on Thursday, blamed deforestation, pollution, overfishing, and the illegal wildlife trade for pushing species populations to the edge ... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 9975

SEA SHEPHERD WILL KEEP HARASSING JAPANESE WHALING BOATS DESPITE US COURT RULING


A United States court ruling preventing conservationists from attacking Japanese whaling boats will not stop the annual protection campaign in the Southern Ocean... READ MORE

23rd August, 2016 0

BILL OPENING WILDERNESS AREAS TO BIKES ALSO OPENS NEW CONSERVATION DEBATE


It left a bad taste in a lot of peoples' mouths, said Eric Brown, trail director at the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition... READ MORE

20th August, 2016 0

LUC HOFFMANN, WHO HELPED START THE WORLD WILDLIFE FUND FOR NATURE, DIES AT 93


In 2003, a Luc Hoffmann chair in field ornithology was established at the Edward Grey Institute at Oxford University... READ MORE

26th July, 2016 10

WORLD'S WILD TIGER COUNT RISING FOR FIRST TIME IN A CENTURY


While Russia, India, Bhutan and Nepal all counted more tigers in their latest surveys, Southeast Asian countries have struggled... READ MORE

10th April, 2016 4

NEARLY HALF OF NATURAL WORLD HERITAGE SITES THREATENED BY DEVELOPMENT


Nearly half of natural World Heritage sites threatened by development report... READ MORE

7th April, 2016 58

LIONS REDISCOVERED IN ETHIOPIAN NATIONAL PARK


Lions were spotted in the Alatash national park on Ethiopia's border with Sudan, lion conservation group Born Free said... READ MORE

1st February, 2016 275

GROUP SAYS BRITISH PILOT KILLED BY POACHERS IN TANZANIA


A British helicopter pilot was shot and killed while trying to stop elephant poachers in Tanzania, a conservation group said... READ MORE

31st January, 2016 354

SWALING IS CAUSING AN ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER ON BRITAIN'S MOORS


George Monbiot Our national park authorities are vandals and fabulists, inflicting mass destruction on wildlife and habitats, then calling it conservation... READ MORE

14th January, 2016 331

FROM 'DRACULA' FISH TO SNUB-NOSED MONKEYS


Some 133 plants, 39 invertebrates, 26 fish, 10 amphibians, one reptile, one bird and one mammal have been discovered over the past 6 years in the Eastern Himalayas, the report says... READ MORE

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