wildlife conservation News

  • Going to bat for wildlife conservation

    I am excited to say that RNRG has been invited to speak on a panel at the AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference on March 22-23 in Charleston, S.C. The panel will focus on how technology can be used to minimize the wildlife impacts of wind energy and explore what it takes to develop game-changing technologies and get ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

  • Conservation agriculture: keeping people and wildlife safe

    Worldwatch Senior Researcher Danielle Nierenberg reports on the activities of the Community Markets for Conservation (COMACO), a Zambian organization that helps farmers improve their agricultural practices without increasing pressure on wildlife habitats. One of the first things you notice about grocery stores in Zambia is the plethora of processed foods from around the world, from crackers made ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Metronet on track to protect wildlife

    A recent Metronet report highlighted the ecological importance of the London Underground, home to a staggering wealth of wildlife. Badgers, water voles and grass snakes are just a few of the species that can be found in the variety of habitats along the side of the track in the outer reaches of the London Underground network. Metronet are responsible for renewing two thirds of the network ...


    By Atkins

  • Questions and answers on wildlife trafficking

    How big is the wildlife trafficking problem? As with any other illegal activity, it is impossible to provide a precise figure as to the scale and value of wildlife trafficking. But there is no doubt that it has grown considerably in recent years. It is now a multi-million euro criminal business affecting numerous species all over the world. Ivory, rhino horn, tiger products, ...

  • Our fight against wildlife trafficking

    Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure and honour for me to welcome you here today to our expert conference on wildlife trafficking. You are all familiar with the dimension of the problem. So, there is no need for me to repeat the dramatic poaching figures that are confronting us. But, I do want to recall the heavy costs that wildlife trafficking imposes on people, the environment ...

  • Help wildlife feed the family this summer

    Despite a commonly-held view that wild creatures only need help finding food during winter months, the RSPB is urging people to put out food this summer too. Food shortages can occur at any time of year and this can be a major problem for garden birds especially, which are currently trying to find food to feed hungry chicks. Cool and wet conditions such as those experienced in ...

  • National Wildlife Federation Report: Gulf Wildlife Three Years into the Oil Disaster

    As the three-year mark of the Gulf oil disaster approaches, a new National Wildlife Federation report gives a snapshot view of six important species in the Gulf of Mexico and makes recommendations as to how we can restore their habitats and the Gulf as a whole. “Three years after the initial explosion, the impacts of the disaster continue to unfold,” said Doug Inkley, senior scientist for the ...


    By PRWeb

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Joins Tejon Ranch Company to Announce Tehachapi Uplands Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe joined Tejon Ranch Company (NYSE:TRC) President and CEO Robert A. Stine and representatives from other partner agencies and conservation advocates at the company’s headquarters today to formally announce the successful completion and Service approval of a Habitat Conservation Plan that will provide specific protections for 25 species, ...

  • Sony and Conservation International to Bring Never-before-seen 3D Wildlife Photography to Biodiversity Convention

    Tokyo, Oct 18, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Sony Corporation (Sony) and Conservation International (CI) have teamed up to bring compelling wildlife photography in 3D to over 14,000 delegates at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) taking place over the next two weeks in Nagoya, Japan. The 3D images can be viewed at the "Sony 3D Kiosk" in the CI booth located at the Nagoya ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Pond Conservation Charity

    Flexible Lining Products Ltd are proud to be one of the founding members and supporter of The Big Pond Dip 2009 run by Pond Conservation the national charity dedicated to creating and protecting ponds and the wildlife they support. ...


    By Flexible Lining Products

  • Government gives £25m boost to global wildlife initiative

    The Government will give £25m to wildlife conservation work around the world through the Darwin Initiative, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman announced today. Defra’s Darwin Initiative has already spent more than £80m to help protect biodiversity in 156 countries since its inception in 1992. Over the next four years the scheme will receive a boost of at least ...

  • England’s special wildlife sites show dramatic improvement

    Over 95 per cent of England’s finest wildlife and geological sites, covering more than one million hectares of countryside, are now in favourable or recovering condition, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman announced today. This is a major improvement since 2003, when only 57 per cent of these Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) were in the same condition. It follows seven years ...

  • Environment Canada Budget for Wildlife, Climate Stripped Away

    OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, September 20, 2007 (ENS) - The Canadian government has decided to cut spending on Environment Canada programs that address climate change by 80 percent, and wants cuts of 40 percent in the budgets devoted to climate change at other ministries, according to cabinet documents obtained by 'The Globe and Mail.' In addition, wildlife programs and services within the ...

  • Wildlife trade regulation needed more than ever

    From medicine to musical instruments and from fashion and beauty products to delicacies, wildlife items in trade must be properly regulated to ensure the continued survival of animals and plants in the wild. This is the main message coming from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which celebrates its 35th anniversary on 1 July 2010. "While ...

  • Minister announces new ‘arkive’ of rare wildlife images

    Environment Minister Richard Benyon will tonight launch a new website featuring images of some of the unique plants and animals that live in UK Overseas Territories habitats that most people have no idea the UK has responsibility for protecting. The ARKive Overseas Territories website, run by Wildscreen, will help raise awareness of wildlife in the 14 UK Overseas Territories and will be ...

  • Congress to Consider Global Warming Wildlife Survival Bill

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 17, 2007 (ENS) - Calling global warming the single greatest threat to the world’s natural environment, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a Rhode Island Democrat, today announced new legislation laying the groundwork for a national strategy to address the impacts of climate change on America’s wildlife. The bill is the first of its kind and includes components for ...

  • Urban waterways provide important home for wildlife

    Urbanisation plays an important role in changes to biodiversity, so it is important that towns and cities are well managed to protect wildlife. New Dutch research concludes that urban drainage systems, such as ditches and canals, can help maintain the same level of biodiversity as rural waterways. Recommendations are offered to ensure their full potential is met. Urbanisation is increasing, but ...

  • ExxonMobil Chemical Headquarters Earns Wildlife Certification

    Wildlife at Work certification recognizes commitment to the environment Wildlife Habitat Council President commends ExxonMobil Employee involvement key in achieving greater ecological sustainability HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Wildlife Habitat ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • World Nature Conservation Day

    Celebrated on July 28th each year, World Nature Conservation Day recognises the need to protect and conserve the environment for present and future generations. Rapid development is putting pressure on natural resources like air, water, forests, wildlife, fossil fuels & minerals. It is important to sustainably manage the world’s natural resources and ensure ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Does conservation make a difference?

    If all conservation measures had ceased in 1996 the conservation status of the world’s ungulate species would have been nearly eight times worse by 2008 than they were in reality, a new study suggests. The researchers generated a hypothetical scenario without any protection measures to show the substantial impact that conservation has for wildlife. Some previous studies have attempted to ...

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