Archives for April 2016

Diving Guide to Protect Marine Life Launched

15 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Singapore/Bangkok – Guidance material on how recreational diving can protect fragile marine biodiversity threatened by growing [Continue Reading…]

WCS Publishes Concern Over Tiger Status Report

15 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

On Sunday, April 10th, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) issued a report stating that the world’s [Continue Reading…]

New UN Tool Demonstrates Benefits of Protecting Apes

14 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Monrovia – A new web-based tool, launched in Liberia’s capital Wednesday, shows how protecting great apes in Africa [Continue Reading…]

West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Protection

14 April 2016 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

PORTLAND, Ore.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today denied Endangered Species Act protection to West Coast [Continue Reading…]

Indonesia Wildlife Traders On The Run

14 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) said that interrogations from recent arrests of wildlife traders in Indonesia indicate that [Continue Reading…]

BOS Foundation to Release 12 Orangutans on Earth Day

11 April 2016 | Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation News Release

Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan, 11 April 2016. In celebration of their 25th anniversary and to mark International [Continue Reading…]

Global Wild Tiger Population Increases

11 April 2016 | World Wide Fund – India News Release

NEW DELHI, India — The number of wild tigers has been revised to 3,890, based on the best available data, said WWF and the [Continue Reading…]

Rwanda’s Model Green Village – a Sustainable Development Incarnation

10 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Perched on the steep slopes of Rwanda’s hilly north, Rubaya village used to suffer from soil erosion caused by heavy rains, [Continue Reading…]

2015 Sets Record for Renewable Energy

07 April 2016 | International Renewable Energy Agency News Release

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. – Renewable generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW) or 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual [Continue Reading…]

African Universities See Wealth in Waste

07 April 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

By 2050, a whopping 1.33 billion people will inhabit African cities – almost 900 million more than today. Africa’s pace of [Continue Reading…]

Laos, China and Viet Nam Cooperate to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

07 April 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Vientiane, Laos – Frontline enforcement officers from key provinces, ports and border posts in Laos, China and Viet Nam [Continue Reading…]

World Heritage Sites Threatened Worldwide

05 April 2016 | World Wide Fund News Release

Nearly half of all natural World Heritage sites are threatened by harmful industrial activities, according to a new WWF report. [Continue Reading…]


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