How widespread is lemur and fossa meat consumption?
May 13, 2021
A new study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) looks at the prevalence of human consumption of lemur and fossa (Madagascar’s largest predator) in villages within and around Makira Natural Park,…
WCS Statement on Passage of Single-Use Plastic Straws Bill
May 12, 2021
NEW YORK – May 12, 2021 – The following statement is from John Calvelli, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS): “The Wildlife Conservation Society…
Only 17% of Free-flowing Rivers are Protected
May 12, 2021
New science about the fate of freshwater ecosystems released today by the journal Sustainability, finds that only 17% of rivers globally are both free-flowing and within protected areas, leaving many…
Dr. Goodall’s New Book “Book of Hope” Provides Hope in 2021
May 11, 2021
Dr. Jane Goodall’s long-awaited next book will be a tribute to what fuels her boundless mission to make the world a better place – her reasons for hope. Celadon Books announced that…
WWF Statement on Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act
May 11, 2021
Today, Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chair of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, and Representative Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced the Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act…
Now is the Time to Think about Reintroducing Jaguars into the U.S.
May 11, 2021
A group of scientists say now is the time to talk about reintroducing jaguars (Panthera onca) into the U.S. In a study published today in the journal Conservation Science and…
Forests the Size of France Have Regrown in the Last 20 Years, New Research Shows
May 11, 2021
Nearly 59 million hectares of forests—an area larger than mainland France— have regrown since 2000, according to a new analysis published today by Trillion Trees, a joint venture between World…
Conservation International Statement on the 12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue
May 6, 2021
Brussels, Belgium (May 6, 2021) – Conservation International’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Europe Herbert Lust today released the following statement on the 12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue and the announcement by the German government of…
A new Lifeline for the World’s Mangrove Forests?
May 6, 2021
Cispatá, Colombia mangrove becomes first to enter carbon market at full valueCispatá, Colombia (May 6, 2021) – A mangrove forest in Cispatá, along Colombia’s Caribbean coast, has become the first…
New Global Collaboration to Tackle Impacts of Wastewater Pollution on the World’s Coral Reefs
May 6, 2021
A new multi-sector collaboration involving 22 organizations is being launched to address a pervasive global problem – marine pollution from sewage and wastewater. Kicking off this month, the new Science…