Archives for May 2016

UN Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

20 May 2016 | United Nations News Release

Starting today, young people are invited to tell the world how they are shaping a more sustainable future by entering the second [Continue Reading…]

USFWS Grants $5.5 Million to Protect Imperiled Species

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

Native wildlife such as the monarch butterfly and eastern hellbender will benefit from $5.5 million in grants awarded [Continue Reading…]

Saharan Addax Faces Imminent Extinction

20 May 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Regional insecurity and oil industry activities in the Sahara desert have pushed the addax – a migratory species of desert-[Continue Reading…]

Wild Places Saved by Saving Endangered Species

19 May 2016 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

WASHINGTON— In celebration of the country’s 11th annual Endangered Species Day, the Center for Biological Diversity [Continue Reading…]

Global Environmental Outlook: Regional Assessments

19 May 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Nairobi – The environmental change sweeping the world is occurring at a faster pace than previously thought, making it [Continue Reading…]

WWF-UK Launches #GiveAHandToWildlife

18 May 2016 | World Wildlife Fund-UK News Release

WWF-UK launches a social media campaign encouraging the nation to #GiveAHandToWildlife in support of their [Continue Reading…]

Potential Food Price Shock for China and India

18 May 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

London – If global food prices double then China could lose $161 billion in GDP and India could lose $49 billion, according to a [Continue Reading…]

Australians Demand Action on Global Warming

16 May 2016 | Australian Conservation Foundation News Release

Environment groups representing more than 1.5 million Australians will be campaigning together this election in an [Continue Reading…]

World’s Smallest Porpoise Nears Extinction

13 May 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Mexico City – Mexican authorities must immediately and indefinitely close all fisheries within the habitat of Mexico’s [Continue Reading…]

Poaching Old Forest Elephants Threatens Rainforests

12 May 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

NEW YORK — Scientists working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Stirling, and the Amboseli [Continue Reading…]

Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin Moves Toward Protection

11 May 2016 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

WASHINGTON— The National Marine Fisheries Service today took a step toward protecting rare Taiwanese humpback [Continue Reading…]

Ice Cores Reveal Risks to Australia Water Supplies

11 May 2016 | Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre News Release

In a world first, Australian scientists have used Antarctic ice core samples to [Continue Reading…]

Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

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