Conservation news & stories
Virunga oil permits should be cancelled, UNESCO rules
Oil, gas and mineral exploration and exploitation are incompatible with World Heritage status ...
Governments should reject new Japanese whale hunt plan
A proposal to resume whaling would misuse science to cover for commercial whaling
Oil company Soco not to drill in Virunga World Heritage Site
Soco International PLC will end its operations in Africa’s oldest national park and also is ...
Civil society organisations warn governments: Stand with us, or step aside
More than 100 people held a demonstration in Bonn today, outside the hotel where the Ministers of ...
Countries tread water on Indian Ocean fisheries rules
After five days of deliberations, member states of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) ...
New species discoveries in the Greater Mekong
A giant flying squirrel, a skydiving gecko, a fish that mates head-to-head, and an eyeless ...
Investments may make or break climate change
A new International Energy Agency (IEA) report says that the current trend of energy investments ...
U.S. gets serious about climate change
A move by US President Barack Obama to reduce emissions from US-based power plants is the ...
Africa’s longest-known terrestrial wildlife migration discovered
Researchers have documented the longest-known terrestrial migration of wildlife in Africa
YouNesco seeks votes for UNESCO on Great Barrier Reef dredge spoil dumping plan
With UNESCO's World Heritage Committee meeting to consider the condition of the Great Barrier Reef ...
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