Archives for November 2016

Environment is ‘Silent Casualty’ of Armed Conflict

9 November 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

As the world marks the international day to protect the environment during armed conflict, the scorched earth tactics [Continue Reading…]

Oregon Passes Anti-wildlife trafficking Measure

9 November 2016 | The Humane Society of the United States News Release

By an overwhelming majority of 70 to 30, Oregon voters issued a powerful statement for the protection of the world’s endangered [Continue Reading…]

Rats and Dogs to Protect Wildlife from Trafficking

9 November 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

Rats are smart with a keen sense of smell, and one species — the African giant pouched rat — is being tested to see if it [Continue Reading…]

Russia Agrees to Monumental Marine Protection Deal

8 November 2016 | United Nations Environment Programme News Release

After five years of protracted negotiations, and tireless ‘Speedo diplomacy’ from endurance swimmer and UN [Continue Reading…]

Shark Trade Overview Needed

08 November 2016 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Hong Kong, 8th November 2016—The shark fin trade in East Asia changes rapidly depending on where and how profits can [Continue Reading…]

Record Number of Common Cranes in UK

7 November 2016 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release

The common crane has continued to make a comeback after the latest survey revealed a record breaking 48 pairs across the UK in [Continue Reading…]

UK Debates How to Save Species and Habitats

06 November 2016 | World Wildlife Fund-UK News Release

WWF-today welcomed a Commons debate on how to save species and habitats across the globe, and reiterated calls for [Continue Reading…]

Africa’s Virunga’s Hippos Climbing Back

05 November 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

NEW YORK (November 3, 2016)—Recent surveys for hippos in Virunga National Park—the oldest protected area in [Continue Reading…]

Australia Joins in Raising Tsunami Awareness

04 November 2016 | Bureau of Meteorology – Australia Government News Release

In the lead up to the first World Tsunami Awareness Day on Saturday, 5 November [Continue Reading…]

Elephant Poaching Impacts African Tourism

01 November 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

The current elephant poaching crisis costs African countries around USD $25 million annually in lost tourism revenue, according [Continue Reading…]

A Win for Whooping Cranes

01 November 2016 | International Crane Foundation News Release

Beaumont, Texas In an unprecedented decision, Federal District Court Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn handed down a [Continue Reading…]

Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

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