Archives for September 2016

Action Urged to Save Critically Endangered Tortoise

26 September 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Johannesburg, South Africa – September 26, 2016 Unless the government of Madagascar takes swift action to enforce [Continue Reading…]

The Critically Endangered Helmeted Hornbill is Flying Ivory

26 September 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

Johannesburg, South Africa (Sept. 26, 2016)The Indonesian Government is scheduled to propose a resolution at CITES [Continue Reading…]

UN Issues Wildlife Stamps to Commemorate CoP17

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

Geneva/Johannesburg, 24 September 2016: The United Nations Postal Administration [Continue Reading…]

Global Consortium Tackling Wildlife Crime

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

The International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) will [Continue Reading…]

Worst African Elephant Decline in 25 Years

23 September 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Africa’s overall elephant population has seen the worst declines in 25 years, mainly due to poaching over the past ten years – [Continue Reading…]

CITES Calls for Increased Protection of 500 Species

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

Johannesburg, 23 September 2016 – The Convention on International Trade in [Continue Reading…]

First Global Conservation Priorities Set at IUCN Congress

07 September 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 6 September (IUCN) – Limiting illegal trade in threatened species, promoting nature-based solutions to [Continue Reading…]

Ocean Warming Impacts on Nature and Humans

05 September 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 5 September (IUCN) – Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already [Continue Reading…]

IUCN Global Warning: Ocean Warming

05 September 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

As Edward Young, the 17th Century English poet, once famously said, “procrastination is the thief of time”. Never has that been [Continue Reading…]

Endangered Whales in Russia Recovering but Vulnerable

03 September 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

The critically endangered western gray whale population that feeds in Russia’s Far East waters is slowly showing signs of [Continue Reading…]

TRAFFIC Recommendations CITES Appendices

09 August 2016 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Cambridge, UK, 9th August 2016—TRAFFIC today published its Recommendations on the Proposals to amend the species listed in [Continue Reading…]


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