Conservation news & stories
First evidence of a leatherback turtle along Pakistan’s coastline
A rare leatherback turtle was recently caught and safely released back into the sea by a group of ...
New Population of Rare Irrawaddy Dolphins Found in Palawan
A new Philippine population of critically-endangered Irrawaddy dolphins was reported recently by ...
UN recognizes severity of wildlife crimes
Members of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Friday passed a ...
Governments take a stand against fisheries crime
Governments address crimes at sea that impact upon the environment, including fisheries crimes.
Revised palm oil standards a positive step forward - but companies now need to perform at the highest level
WWF has welcomed revised standards for sustainable palm oil that were endorsed by the Roundtable ...
Field reports indicate slaughter of elephants, conservation staff evacuated
WWF and WCS have received alarming reports from their field operations that elephants are being ...
Japan and Russia increase penalties for wildlife crimes
Japan’s announcement that it intends to raise the penalties for those convicted of wildlife ...
Urgent action needed to halt increased trafficking of critically endangered tortoises
Over a thousand critically endangered Madagascar tortoises have been seized during trafficking ...
Ad campaign aims to reduce Vietnamese demand for rhino horn
Vietnamese citizens are being encouraged to stop buying or consuming rhino horn through a series ...
Russian forests and tigers left floored by illegal logging
The forests of the Russian Far East are being pushed to the brink of destruction due to pervasive, ...
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