Category: Wildlife Conservation

forest conservation India

Couple Invests 26 Years In Reforestation Deforestation threatens life as we know it. A husband and wife team in India has drawn a line in the dirt to promote reforestation and biodiversity. Pamela Gale Malhotra and her husband, Anil Malhotra, own Sai Sanctuary, the only private wildlife sanctuary in India and have been replanting and […]

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deforestation and endangered species

Palm Oil and Biodiversity A population trend analysis of Bornean orangutans reveals that, despite decades of conservation work, the species is declining rapidly – at a rate of 25 percent over the past 10 years. University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences researcher Dr Truly Santika, an Indonesian statistician and researcher at the ARC Centre […]

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tiger conservation and habitat conservation

Deforestation Promoting Climate Change Deforestation generates about 20 percent of greenhouse gasses, which contribute to global warming and climate change. Deforestation also cripples our planet’s ability to filter carbon dioxide from our air. Unfortunately, deforestation also threatens entire watersheds, endangered species and endangered cultures around the world. An international PR firm based in Phoenix, Arizona has launched a program […]

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elephant conservation Africa

Nations Not Protecting Elephants Africa has lost more than a third of its wild elephants to poachers in the past decade. The next decade might be their last without global interventions. Unfortunately, a bid to give the highest level of international legal protection to all African elephants was defeated on Monday at the CITES wildlife […]

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elephant conservation Africa

The Push Toward Extinction Gaining Momentum Results of a new survey reveal that Africa’s savannah elephants are going fast. The Great Elephant Census estimates that about 352,000 elephants remain—down from previous estimates of 419,000 to 650,000 elephants in 2013. The authors estimate that they recorded 93 percent of all savannah elephants. Elephants in Africa are threatened […]

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Wolf conservation

National Forest Shredded By Deforestation Editor’s Note: Thanks to William Yardley of the LA Times and also to the SitNews in Alaska for their excellent reporting on this topic. We pieced work from both sources for this post. Links to both sources follow. Wolves in the Tongass National Forest, in southeast Alaska, are making their […]

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deforestation and climate change

Community Conservation Strategies Can Save Wildlife By James Kariuki Establishment of community wildlife conservancies is the best solution for reducing elephant poaching in Northern Kenya, says a new study. Community involvement would create understanding among pastoral communities that wildlife conservations can bring in the much needed revenue for funding development projects, says the study published […]

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Illegal Deforestation Threatens One Of Europe’s Last Wild Places By Mathew Day, The Scotsman Forests across Europe have been under siege for centuries. Romania is trying to outrun illegal loggers in a bid to save some of Europe’s largest surviving tracts of virgin forests. Using donated funds, Conservation Carpathia plans to purchase about 100,000 hectares […]

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tiger conservation and forest conservation

Population Boom Crushing Wildlife The surge in incidents of predators straying into villages near Nagarahole and Bandipur underscores the rise in man-animal conflict in Mysore and surrounding regions. While a tiger strayed into Kalasur village in Bandipur National Park two weeks ago and is yet to be trapped, a leopard was stoned to death in K.R. Nagar when […]

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tiger conservation and habitat conservation

Deforestation In Indonesia Indonesia must reduce its economic dependence on natural resources by increasing investment into research and development to boost sustainable industrial development and “green” its economy, according to a climate change expert. “Indonesia has seen significant growth over the last decade, but growth has been based on accelerating resource extraction and commodities — […]

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