Conservation news & stories
Assuring Health in the Himalayas
In a remote area of Nepal close to the Tibetan border, the People and Plants Programme, a joint ...
Global Toxic Chemicals Treaty at a Crucial Stage
Contamination from persistent organic pollutants (POPs) has become a worldwide concern. More than ...
Speed Kills: Rates of Climate Change are Threatening Biodiversity
New WWF research indicates that the speed with which global warming occurs is critically important ...
Japanese corals: Especially diverse, especially threatened
For years, the corals of Japan's Ryukyu Archipelago have been under threat from Crown of Thorn ...
Kalahari Transfrontier Lions
The Kalahari lions, famed for many magnificent black-maned individuals, cling tenaciously to the ...
Black gold and 'greenmail'
Some oil industry leaders are trumpeting their conversion to a more environmentally sensitive ...
Elephants in the Amazon?
Lions, elephants and giraffes have been seen roaming the jungles of Latin America! That may sound ...
City trees: from waste to certification
The London-based non-governmental organization BioRegional Development Group was founded on the ...
Flying penguins to safety
When the iron ore carrier, 'Treasure' sank on 23 June 2000 the fuel tanks ruptured and an estimated ...
Timber trade looks to Latin America
The demand for tropical timber has resulted in intense exploitation of Southeast Asia.
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