Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

In Vietnam, Conservationists, Prince Willian, Urge End to Illicit Wildlife Trade

     Thirteen organisations seeking to end illegal trade in wildlife species have  urged authorities in Vietnam to deliver on its commitments to...

2016 Likely to be Warmest Year on Record – UN Weather Agency

2016 Likely to be Warmest Year on Record - UN Weather Agency   It is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest...

Study Warns of Alarming Animal Species Decline, Urges Conservation Action

Overall global vertebrate populations will decline by an average of 67 per cent from 1970 levels by the end of this decade, unless urgent...

Some 15 per cent of World’s Land Protected, but Crucial Biodiversity Zones Left Out...

With 14.7 per cent of the Earth’s land and 12 per cent of its territorial waters under protection, the world is on track to...

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