Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White A new alliance has formed to take on the illegal wildlife trade. To mark World Environment Day, an alliance of environmental, policy, legal, business, and public health...
Written by: Kimberly White Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with Emerson Collective, Global Wildlife Conservation, and the European Commission to support Virunga National Park.  Co-founded by DiCaprio, Global Wildlife Conservation, and...
Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting sites have recorded their most successful season in recent years, with nearly 300 hatchlings released...
Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin seizure in the region. Customs officials discovered the shark fins inside...
Written by: Mattia Bessone and Barbara Fruth Tropical rainforests are the world’s richest land habitats for biodiversity, harbouring stunning numbers of plant and animal species. The Amazon and the...
Written by: Kimberly White A new coalition has launched to put an end to the commercial wildlife trade. WildAid, Global Wildlife Conservation, and the Wildlife Conservation Society formed the Coalition to End the...
Written by: Kimberly White The EU has launched a new initiative to protect the world’s rarest gorilla. The EU announced a four-year, two million euro project to aid in the conservation of the Cross...
Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Limiting climate change to 2 degrees Celsius and conserving 30 percent of terrestrial area could halve the risk of plant, bird and...
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino poaching has decreased for the fifth straight year in South Africa. The South African government has reported fewer rhinos were poached for their horns in 2019. 
Written by: Kimberly White U.S. government officials recently seized 1,400 pounds of shark fins at a port in Miami, Florida. Wildlife inspectors discovered the shark fins hidden in eighteen boxes on a ship docked...

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