Archives for August 2016

A Lost Century for Forest Elephants

30 August 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York – Because forest elephants are one the slowest reproducing mammals in the world, it will take almost a century [Continue Reading…]

IUCN Congress to Debate Biodiversity Offsets Policy

29 August 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

As governments and business struggle to reconcile conservation and economic goals, the IUCN World Conservation [Continue Reading…]

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 Begins

28 August 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

The IUCN World Conservation Congress – the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental decision-making forum [Continue Reading…]

Canines Help Nab Poacher With Elephant Ivory

24 August 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York – Two dogs trained to detect ivory by scent recently made their first bust by helping government authorities [Continue Reading…]

Analysis: Human Impact on Environment Has Slowed

23 August 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New YorkThe global impact of human activities on the natural environment is extensive, but those impacts are expanding [Continue Reading…]

Effective Enforcement Key to Helmeted Hornbill Survival

23 August 2016 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia — The passing of a Resolution on Conservation of and Control of Trade in the Helmeted Hornbill at next [Continue Reading…]

China Sentences Ring of Tortoise Smugglers

20 August 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

(Guangzhou – August 16, 2016) – Seven defendants who were engaged in smuggling radiated tortoises from [Continue Reading…]

New Method in Detecting Illegal Wildlife Crime

19 August 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New YorkA team of scientists from WCS, University of York, and Uganda Wildlife Authority have developed a new [Continue Reading…]

WAZA and TRAFFIC Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

18 August 2016 | TRAFFIC News Release

Gland, Switzerland, 18th August, 2016—The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and TRAFFIC today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to [Continue Reading…]

Timor-Leste’s Ataúro Island Has Highest Reef Fish Average

18 August 2016 | Conservation International News Release

(August 2016, Dili) – A biodiversity survey in the waters of Ataúro Island, situated 36 kilometres (22 miles) north of Timor-[Continue Reading…]

Russia and U.S. Map Arctic Breeding Birds

18 August 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

(Fairbanks, August 18, 2016) Conservation of intertidal habitat— 65 percent of which has been lost over the last 50 years— is [Continue Reading…]

Nations Celebrate Landmark Migratory Bird Treaty

16 August 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

The skies of North America today provide the backdrop for celebrating a century of conservation of one group of Earth’s most [Continue Reading…]


Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

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