Archives for January 2016

2015 was Hottest Year Ever Recorded

20 January 2016 | Defenders of Wildlife News Release

Washington – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Air and Space Administration [Continue Reading…]

New Book on How to Save Forest Elephants

19 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York — A newly published book focused on promoting research and conservation methods and strategies for [Continue Reading…]

Name That Panda Ambassador

17 January 2016 | United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – China News Release

Chengdu – Today in Chengdu the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) [Continue Reading…]

CITES’ Urgent Call on Illegal Rhino Horn Trade

15 January 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Geneva – With thousands of elephants and rhinos poached each year, the Standing Committee of the Convention on [Continue Reading…]

Hong Kong Signals End to Domestic Ivory Trade

13 January 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Hong Kong – Following a major anti-ivory campaign by WWF-Hong Kong, the city’s Chief Executive, C Y Leung, announced [Continue Reading…]

Republic of Congo Joins Effort to Protect Elephants

13 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Geneva, Switzerland – The Republic of the Congo has confirmed that it will join the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI), the  [Continue Reading…]

New Tool for the Sustainable Management of Species

12 January 2016 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva – A new handbook on CITES and livelihoods was launched today, jointly by [Continue Reading…]

FWS Findings for 17 Endangered Species Petitions

11 January 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed initial reviews for 17 petitions to list or delist species under the Endangered [Continue Reading…]

Egypt Studies Impact of Windpower on Migratory Birds

11 January 2016 | Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency News Release

Egypt is seeking to stimulate investments in renewable energy to achieve its [Continue Reading…]

CITES Meeting on Illicit Trade and Preventing Extinction

11 January 2016 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva – The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna [Continue Reading…]

WCS Collaborates with Customs on Illegal Trade

07 January 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

BrusselsWCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and World Customs Organization (WCO) signed a Memorandum of [Continue Reading…]

Brazilian “Songbird Forest” Protects Rare Birds

05 January 2016 | American Bird Conservancy News Release

(Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 2016) The Brazilian conservation group Fundação Biodiversitas, with support from American [Continue Reading…]


Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

to Promote the Plight of Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them.