Archives for February 2016

Court Reinstates 120 Million Acres for Polar Bears

29 February 2016 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

Anchorage, Alaska— A federal appeals court today upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s designation of more than 120 million acres [Continue Reading…]

International Film Festival Celebrates Elephant Films

26 February 2016 | Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora News Release

Geneva/Jackson, WY/New York The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and the [Continue Reading…]

EU Action Plan for Wildlife Trafficking Adopted

26 February 2016 | European Commission News Release

Today the European Commission adopted an EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking within the EU and to strengthen [Continue Reading…]

Endangered Bat Habitat Discovered in Alberta, Canada

25 February 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

In all, 103 bats were counted in the hibernacula and the presence of two species, little brown bats and northern [Continue Reading…]

Free Poster: Scaly Future for Indian Pangolin

19 February 2016 | World Wide Fund – India News Release

New Delhi: On the eve of the World Pangolin Day on 20th February 2016, TRAFFIC India, a programme division of [Continue Reading…]

Mexican Wolf Numbers Decline in Southwest

18 February 2016 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

Silver City, N.M.— The number of endangered Mexican gray wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico dropped [Continue Reading…]

Wild Tiger Numbers Increasing in Thailand

18 February 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

(New York) A new study by a team of Thai and international scientists finds that a depleted tiger population in Thailand is [Continue Reading…]

Groups Call for Protection for Rays and Sharks

15 February 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

San José, Costa Rica – A group of experts from international conservation organizations is announcing a new strategy [Continue Reading…]

Critically Endangered Crocodile Released in Colombia

12 February 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York —The Critically Endangered Orinoco crocodile recently received a helping hand from conservationists [Continue Reading…]

Ban Urged for ‘Synthetic’ Rhinoceros Horn

10 February 2016 | Center for Biological Diversity News Release

SAN FRANCISCO— Wildlife conservation groups today petitioned the Obama administration to ban the sale and export [Continue Reading…]

WCS Scientists Finalist for Esteemed Conservation Award

09 February 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

(NEW YORK) WCS is pleased to announce that two of its scientists, Dr. Joel Berger and Dr. P. Dee Boersma, have advanced as [Continue Reading…]

$1.6 Billion Requested for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 2017

09 February 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget request for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) [Continue Reading…]


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