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IPBES Global Assessment Preview

Introducing IPBES' 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services First global biodiversity assessment since 2005 A definitive new global synthesis of the state...

Conservation Groups Announce Intent to Sue to Protect Atlantic Sharks, Giant...

Despite federal protection, giant manta rays and oceanic whitetip sharks are still being slaughtered by reckless fishing practices Washington, D.C. — On behalf of the...

South Africa: national rhino poaching tally falls for fifth year running

Johannesburg, South Africa, 15th February 2018—South Africa has announced the official number of rhinos illegally killed in the country during 2018 as 769 animals:...

Fin Whale, Mountain Gorilla recovering thanks to conservation action – IUCN...

Gland, Switzerland, 14 November 2018 (IUCN) – Conservation action has brought renewed hope for the Fin Whale and the Mountain Gorilla, according to today’s...

Unacceptable rise in catch quota for bluefin tuna! WWF protests

Rome – Brussels – As the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) meeting closed its doors in Morocco, WWF is deeply...
Country Overshoot Days

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2

Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2, the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in the early 1970s To ignite change, Global Footprint Network provides...

First UN Ocean Conference signals global goal out of reach without...

New York, 9 June 2017 – On the concluding day of the first ever United Nations Ocean Conference, WWF calls for unprecedented action to...

Rhino translocation off to a positive start in Nepal’s Terai

Kathmandu, Nepal – A Greater one-horned rhino found a new home in Bardia National Park through a successful translocation expedition from Chitwan National Park...

Study: Third Wave of Fuel Projects Targets Pacific Northwest

Cousins to coal export and oil-by-rail projects, fracked fuel and petrochemical proposals gets its first regional review. SEATTLE, WA—Eight proposals in Oregon and Washington would...

Final Agreement Will Permanently Safeguard 85 Percent of Great Bear Rainforest

Today First Nations governments and the BC government, with the support of ForestEthics Solutions, Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC and five forestry companies, announced the...

Ending the Crude Oil Export Ban Will Have Steep Consequences for...

Energy projects in the region will need to redo their reviews under a post-ban scenario. The end of the oil export ban could be a...

Canada’s boreal woodland caribou at continued risk: CPAWS annual review finds...

Ottawa – In its third annual review of government action to conserve Canada's boreal woodland caribou, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds...

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Country Overshoot Days 2019

A country’s overshoot day is the date on which Earth Overshoot Day would fall if all of humanity consumed like the people in this...
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How dust from receding glaciers is affecting the climate

Little is known about the amounts and sources of ice nucleating particles in the Arctic. But as Arctic glaciers recede, a study ... glacierhub.org

The planet is losing free-flowing rivers. This is a problem

Study finds a little more than one-third of the longest rivers on the planet remain unobstructed by human-made changes Only 37 percent of the world's...

1st European Rivers Summit

From 27th to 29th of September 2018, the first European Rivers Days will take place in Sarajevo. The event will bring together river lovers...
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Biodiversity crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists to warn

'We are in trouble if we don't act,' say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilation  theguardian.com