Archives for October 2016

Nigeria’s Superhighway Threatens Elephants and Gorillas

31 October 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

New York — A proposed superhighway in Nigeria’s Cross River State will displace 180 indigenous communities and threaten one [Continue Reading…]

New Liberian Law Helps Save Chimpanzee

31 October 2016 | Great Apes Survival Partnership News Release

A critically endangered chimpanzee being offered for sale by illegal traders benefitted from Liberia’s tough new wildlife [Continue Reading…]

Scotland’s Orkney Corncrake Numbers Fall

29 October 2016 | The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds News Release

One of Scotland’s rarest breeding birds, the corncrake, has suffered a fall in numbers for the second year running in Orkney, [Continue Reading…]

Hundreds of Snow Leopards Poached Each Year

24 October 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

With possibly as few as 4,000 snow leopards surviving in the wild, a new report from TRAFFIC has found that hundreds of [Continue Reading…]

Tiger Cub Saved in Malaysia Raid

22 October 2016 | TRAFFIC International News Release

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 20th October 2016—In a string of five raids yesterday, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks [Continue Reading…]

Japan’s ‘Scientific Whaling’ Under International Spotlight

21 October 2016 | International Fund for Animal Welfare News Release

London – As delegates from around the world converge on Portoroz, Slovenia for the opening of the 66th meeting of the [Continue Reading…]

WCS Uses Facebook To Stop Wildlife Trafficking

18 October 2016 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

NEW YORK —WCS’s Peru Program is fighting wildlife trafficking through a campaign that leverages one of the most [Continue Reading…]

Mexican Gray Wolf Gets Recovery Plan

18 October 2016 | Defenders of Wildlife News Release

TUSCON, Ariz. – Today a federal district court approved a joint settlement, setting a clear deadline for a Mexican wolf recovery [Continue Reading…]

Court to Consider Protections for Wolves

17 October 2016 | The Center for Biological Diversity News Release

Washington The Washington, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on whether wolves [Continue Reading…]

Columbian White-tailed Deer Moves Towards Recovery

15 October 2016 | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service News Release

Portland, Oregon – Building upon a record of collaborative conservation and species recovery in the Pacific Northwest, today [Continue Reading…]

Tropical Andes Freshwater Species at Risk

10 October 2016 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Almost 18% of the freshwater biodiversity endemic to the Tropical Andes region of Bolivia, Perú, Ecuador and Colombia is [Continue Reading…]

Taking Bold Steps to Protect Wildlife

10 October 2016 | World Wildlife Fund News Release

Johannesburg, South Africa – With illegal and unsustainable trade endangering wildlife across the world, governments [Continue Reading…]


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