New census critical for mountain gorillas in Virunga
Conservationists hopeful that count will show population is continuing to rise
Hundreds of new species discovered in the fragile Eastern Himalayan region
Over 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas.
Almost a third of all natural World Heritage Sites under threat of oil, gas and mining exploration
Investors warned to assess risk of backing extractive companies threatening sites.
Shell cuts losses, abandons Arctic drilling
WWF welcomes decision to cease exploration in offshore Alaska
Success of development now tied to world leaders' agendas at home
Close of UN summit shifts focus to national action
This report provides the most accurate picture of the state of the ocean--and the results are not good. We have lost half the fish populations that we rely on in less than half a century. The findings spell trouble for all nations, but will especially impact people in the developing world who rely on seafood for their daily diets and economic livelihoods