Archives for May 2016

WWF Welcomes UK-Led Effort on Illegal Wildlife Trade

11 May 2016 | World Wildlife Fund-UK News Release

WWF last night welcomed a UK Government initiative to include wildlife crime as part of international discussions [Continue Reading…]

$500 Billion to Adapt to Climate Change by 2050?

10 May 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Rotterdam – The cost of adapting to climate change in developing countries could rise to between $280 and $500 [Continue Reading…]

New UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change

10 May 2016 | United Kingdom Government News Release

Alex Chisholm has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary for the Department of Energy and Climate Change. [Continue Reading…]

Too Soon to Delist Grizzlies

10 May 2016 | Defenders of Wildlife News Release

MISSOULA, Mont. – Defenders of Wildlife says the proposed delisting of Yellowstone-area grizzly bears from the [Continue Reading…]

Kenya Fights Sophisticated Poaching Networks

09 May 2016 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Nairobi, Kenya —Kenya is taking a bold stand against wildlife crime through improved enforcement action, higher [Continue Reading…]

Coalition Urges California Leaders to Phase Out Driftnets

09 May 2016 | Turtle Island Restoration Network News Release

Olema, Calif. More than 30 environmental, ocean, conservation, and activist organizations representing over 1 [Continue Reading…]

Organizations Oppose Selling of Rhino Horns

09 May 2016 | Animal Legal Defense Fund News Release

COTATI, Calif.In March, the Dallas Zoo, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, and the Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas started a [Continue Reading…]

UNEP Lecture on “Pathways to a Sustainable Future”

09 May 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

Nairobi – UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today delivered a lecture entitled “Green [Continue Reading…]

Small States Can Change the World

08 May 2016 | United Nations News Release

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s address to the National Assembly of the Seychelles, in Victoria [Continue Reading…]

Battle For New Zealand’s Birds 2016

07 May 2016 | Department of Conservation – New Zealand News Release

Battle for our Birds 2016 will receive $20.7 million in new operating funding for 2015/16 from this month’s Budget, helping [Continue Reading…]

Love Birds is Back in Asia’s Altai Mountains

06 May 2016 | United Nations Development Programme – China News Release

April 27, Altai- To raise awareness on wildlife protection, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global [Continue Reading…]

Winners of 2016 “Saving Endangered Species” Art Contest

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

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Coalition, Association of Zoos and [Continue Reading…]

Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

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