Sunday, October 21, 2018

Wholesale Ivory Prices in China Down as Ban on Trade Approaches – report

image courtesy: Nat Geo The wholesale price of raw ivory in China has fallen by almost two-thirds in the past three years, a new...

Focus on Wastewater Challenges – and Opportunities

The cost of implementing source water protection activities, such as forest protection, reforestation and the use of cover crops, could be recouped through...

Global Temperatures Hit Another Record – UN

Global temperatures set yet another record last year and the world witnessed exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean...

Cuckoos Can Distinguish Between Their Friends and Strangers – Study

Male cuckoos appear to have a unique call that makes them distinguishable to and from other males. A new study appearing in Animal...

UNEP Launches Global Campaign to Eliminate Marine Litter

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and...

Richard Leakey to receive 2017 Legacy Award from Tusk Trust

Tusk Trust - a UK-based conservation charity whose royal patron is Prince William, will honor Dr Richard Leakey, Chairman of the Kenya Wild Service...

China to close down its Ivory Market in 2017

Conservationists have welcomed a move by China to Phase out all ivory processing and trade by the end of 2017. The move is...

Wildlife Crime Discussed at International Anti-Corruption Conference

In a major boost to global efforts to fight wildlife crime, graft and illicit financial flows from the vice were on the agenda during...

EU Strengthens Measures to Combat Trafficking in Wildlife Products

  By Stefano A. Dejak Wildlife populations around the world will decline by 67 per cent by 2020 unless action is taken, according to...

Donors Gave $1.3 Billion to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade since 2010

image courtesy of OCBG The Global Wildlife Program has released the first-ever review of international donor funding for combatting illegal wildlife trade...

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Over 90 per cent of sampled salt brands contain micro-plastics – study

Nairobi, Oct 19 - Over 90 per cent of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain micro-plastics, with the highest number coming from...

Unprecedented Measures Required to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C – IPCC

Nairobi, Oct 8 – Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the Intergovernmental Panel...

DNA from Smuggled Ivory Helps Identify Trafficking Gangs

Scientists have used DNA collected from smuggled ivory shipments to identify three organised groups of criminals responsible for trafficking in ivory at the height...

Court in Somaliland Rules in Favour of Smuggled Cheetah Cubs

By Rupi Mangat Nairobi, Sept 13 - An excited Patricia Tricorache calls to tell about a landmark court case on 27 August 2018 in Somaliland...

Rules of the Bush

By Delta Willis An American man who taunted a bison in Yellowstone National Park was sentenced to 60 days in jail and banned from the...

Speedy Trial of Wildlife Crime Suspects in Kenya Not Certain – Report

Nairobi, Aug 24 – High-profile traffickers in illegal wildlife products in Kenya are not being brought to justice with certainty, according to the latest...

Acquittal of Ivory Trafficking Convict a Blow to Justice

By Jim Karani A Kenyan High Court judge has set free convicted ivory trafficker, Feisal Ali Mohammed, who was serving a 20-year sentence and a...
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