Tag: forest conservation and wildlife conservation

elephant conservation Africa

Vital Ecosystems Collapsing 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 summit. The […]

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forest conservation and global warming

Forest Conservation, Reforestation Critical Climate change is already changing the distribution of many species. In general species are moving further north, and higher up as a warming climate means they can exploit previously inhospitable environments. This can be positive in that some species will increase their ranges, however for as many species that will benefit, […]

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deforestation and climate change

Save Klimanjaro Just as Colorado is reeling from the most devastating flood in state history, a Denver-based company is finalizing plans to combat climate change. Deforestation is responsible for about 20 percent of the rise in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Reforestation is a critical part of the solution to many of our most pressing […]

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tiger conservation and habitat 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 is a tragedy with broad and deep impact. Animal, plant and marine biodiversity keeps ecosystems functional. […]

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