Archives for April 2016

UNEP Zero Tolerance for Illegal Trade in Wildlife

30 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Nairobi – Kenya destroyed nearly all of its elephant ivory and rhino horn stockpiles in a ceremony at Nairobi National Park today [Continue Reading…]

WCS Praises Massive Ivory Burn

29 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

The following statement was issued by Cristián Samper, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) on [Continue Reading…]

Kenya Ivory Burn is Effort to End Ivory Trade

25 April 2016 | Environmental Investigation Agency News Release

LONDON: As the Government of Kenya prepares to destroy a 106 tonne stockpile of ivory in a high-profile international [Continue Reading…]

A “Race Against Time” with Climate Change

22 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

New York – As world leaders gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York this morning to officially sign the Paris [Continue Reading…]

U.S. Provides $49 Million in Grants to Protect Waterfowl

20 April 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today $48.8  million in grants have been approved by [Continue Reading…]

EU Urges Indonesia to Stay Course with Legal Timber

19 April 2016 | Environmental Investigation Agency News Release

LONDON: As President of Indonesia Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo meets with UK Prime Minister David Cameron today on a [Continue Reading…]

African Leaders Pledge Action on Illegal Wildlife Trade

19 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Cairo – Ministers of environment and representatives of over 45 African countries today agreed to accelerate action [Continue Reading…]

Angola’s Major Push Against Ivory Trade

18 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Cairo – Angola today announced a major push against the ivory trade, pledging to close one of the largest domestic ivory [Continue Reading…]

Troubling Trade Questions About African Grey Parrots

18 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

SINGAPORE – A new study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and TRAFFIC underlines Singapore’s role as a [Continue Reading…]

Bowling to Save Rhinos (and Other Endangered Species)

18 April 2016 | American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) News Release

Bowling for Rhinos (BFR) is a national bowl-a-thon fundraising event geared to assisting rhino conservation in Kenya and [Continue Reading…]

AMERIKIDS USA Launches New Game for Earth Day

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16 April 2016 | AMERIKIDS USA News Release

AMERIKIDS USA® founder Lynn Rogoff is launching a Save an Endangered Animal for Earth Day game. For Earth Day you can [Continue Reading…]

Sustainable Future Begins with Price Tag on Pollution

15 April 2016 | United Nations News Release

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the inaugural meeting of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, in [Continue Reading…]


Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

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