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CITES Fails On Elephant Conservation

Nations Fail To Give Elephants Maximum Legal Protections 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 … Continue reading

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Deforestation A Crime Against Humanity

Deforestation Kills More Than Trees By Arleen Richards, Epoch Times Ensuring deforestation is given a proper place in global climate change discussions is an ongoing goal of the New York Declaration of Forests which was formalized at last year’s U.N. Climate Summit. The Declaration—which codifies the willingness … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Strategy Approved

Fund Will Defend Biodiversity The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has welcomed the Global Environment Facility (GEF-6) biodiversity strategy approved at the on-going fifth GEF assembly in Mexico, a statement said on … Continue reading

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Woodlands Will Help Some Wildlife Survive Climate Change

Forest Conservation, Reforestation Critical Guest blog from Simon Duffield, Natural England’s Senior Specialist for Climate Change Adaptation Climate change is already changing the distribution of many species. In general species are moving further north, and higher up as a warming climate … Continue reading

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Why You Should Care About Wildlife Conservation

Tribute To World Wildlife Day Without action to protect biodiversity at a time of disappearing habitats and increased poaching, Black Rhinos, Sumatran Tigers, Western Lowland Gorillas and thousands of other animals are on the verge of extinction. The loss of iconic species … Continue reading

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Reforestation Can Help Save Kilimanjaro Ecosystem

Colorado Company Helping Reforest East Africa Just as Colorado is reeling from the most devastating flood in state history, a Denver-based company is finalizing plans to combat climate change from a location around the globe. Deforestation is responsible for about … Continue reading

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