Friday, March 22, 2019

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...

Final results from Great Elephant Census shows massive loss of African savannah elephants

Results of the two-year, $8 million Great Elephant Census (GEC) of African savannah elephants led by Elephants Without Borders (EWB) were released today at...

Scorched Earth in Chyulu Hills National Park

Fires have been raging in the Chyulu National Park over the past one month, a Swara team that visited the area this week found....

France bans ivory trade

The French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal signed a decree banning the trade in ivory and rhino horn in France and all overseas French territories....

Suspense and Adventure Novelist writes a novel on illegal wildlife poaching

Ridley Pearson, a St. Louis-based author has written over 50 suspense and adventure novels but his latest, “White Bone,” is tackling an issue that...

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Some 539 Giraffe Documented in Masai Mara’s Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Nairobi, March 19 - A survey of giraffe in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Masai Mara found a total of 539 different individuals...

World Pledges to Use Innovation to Tackle Environmental Challenges

Nairobi, March 18 – At the close of the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, the world laid the groundwork for a radical shift...

Tanzania to Allow Settlers into Protected Areas

Arusha, Tanzania, March 8 - The conservation world was alarmed by a recent directive from the president of Tanzania to open up protected areas...

EAWLS Voices Concern over Reported Forestland Allocations

Nairobi, March 6 2019 - The East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) and its sub-committee, the Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWG), have noted with...

Wildfires Char Large Swathes of Mt. Kenya Forest

Nairobi, March 1 - Wildfires that are still raging on have charred huge swathes of moorland in the Mount Kenya National Park, local newspapers...

Rare Giant Pangolin Found in Uganda

By Curtis Abraham Kampala, Feb 20 - As part of its ongoing hidden camera-trap project in Uganda, conservationists working with the United Kingdom’s Chester Zoo’s...

Chinese Woman Jailed in Tanzania for Ivory Trafficking

Nairobi, Feb 20 - A Tanzanian court has convicted Chinese citizen Yang Fenglan, who is popularly known as the “Ivory Queen”, on charges of...