Study: Warming Waters Threaten Tuna-Dependent Economies in the Pacific
July 29, 2021
Climate change is driving tuna farther east, threatening the economic security of several small island nations Arlington, Virginia / Noumea, New Caledonia / Honiara, Solomon Islands / Wollongong, Australia (July…
Global Tiger Day Marks Uneven Progress Towards the Global Goal to Double Wild Tigers by 2022
July 29, 2021
Hong Kong — Wild tiger numbers are declining in all tiger range countries in mainland Southeast Asia, and it is now a near certainty that these countries will have fewer…
New Nature Comment: To advance equitable and effective conservation, OECMs should be a key policy tool in new global biodiversity agreement
July 28, 2021
OECMs are different from protected areas because they recognize managed areas that sustain biodiversity even if conservation is not a primary objective. OECMs can include areas managed by Indigenous peoples…
JGI Partners with MediaValet to Preserve & Share Jane’s Legacy
July 27, 2021
Dr. Jane Goodall has always wanted to share stories about the natural world. As a child, Jane’s dream was to go to Africa, live among wildlife, and write books about…
IUCN’s New “Green Status of Species” Measures Impact of Conservation Action
July 27, 2021
London, UK – July 27, 2021 – A paper published today in the journal Conservation Biology for the first time applies the IUCN Green Status of Species, a new Global…
Conservation International and Climate Week NYC to Showcase Investments in Nature as Climate Action and Climate Justice
July 27, 2021
New York, NY (July 27, 2021) – Conservation International and Climate Week NYC are joining forces to showcase investments in nature as “climate action and climate justice,” the two organizations…
NEW STUDY: MANGROVE FOREST RESTORATION EFFORTS FIND SUCCESS IN NEWLY PLANTED SEEDLINGS
July 26, 2021
Planting mangrove seedlings is shown to drive rapid recovery of mangrove ecosystems in Guyana Arlington, VA (July 26, 2021) – A new analysis of a national-scale mangrove planting program shows that…
Good Tiger News: Northeast China Is Home to 55 Amur Tigers
July 26, 2021
HARBIN, CHINA (July 26, 2021) – An international team of scientists say that tigers could come roaring back in an unlikely place: northeastern China. Scientists from Northeastern Forest University in…
Inspiring Youth Project of the Month: Jenny the Chimpanzee
July 22, 2021
JULY’S PROJECT OF THE MONTH IS “JENNY THE CHIMPANZEE,” BOOK FROM WOODSTOCK, NY!   Hello Roots & Shoots fam! Can you believe July’s almost over? This past month, we’ve been so busy celebrating World Chimpanzee Day on…
Over 1 Billion Tonnes More Food Being Wasted Than Previously Estimated, Contributing 10% of All Greenhouse Gas Emissions
July 21, 2021
Today, WWF and Tesco publish Driven to Waste, a new report that quantifies the total amount of food lost on farms globally, revealing an estimated 2.5 billion tonnes of food2…