Sunday, January 24, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White The First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, has officially launched the “Ivory Trade is a Rip-off” campaign. The campaign is a reaffirmation of Kenya’s position on the ivory trade and...
Written by: Kimberly White  Rhino and elephant populations are on the rise in Tanzania. The population rebound is a result of government efforts to crackdown on poaching and wildlife trafficking. Rhinos...
Written by: Kimberly White  INTERPOL and the World Customs Organization (WCO) took on wildlife traffickers last month with Operation Thunderball. Coordinated by INTERPOL’s Environmental Security Programme and the WCO Environment Programme, Operation Thunderball is...
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid has announced an ambitious new plan to strengthen enforcement of 250 marine and coastal areas by 2025. These areas have been designated as protected but lack crucial support, thereby...
Written by: Kimberly White Once plagued with wildlife crime, the Niassa National Reserve has become a safe haven for elephants. On June 17th, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced an extraordinary success from the...
Written by: Tatyana Humle, Rosa Garriga, and Luna Cuadrado In 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature listed the western African subspecies of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus)...
Written by: Isabelle Catherine Winder Baboons are large, smart, ground-dwelling monkeys. They are found across sub-Saharan Africa in various habitats and eat a flexible diet including meat, eggs, and...
Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Daniel Grossman Barry Sinervo and two dozen coauthors in 2010 published a scientific paper that dismayed wildlife experts. A biologist at the University of...
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end its ivory trade beginning with abandoning ivory hanko stamps. Hanko stamps account for 80% of...
Written by: Greg McDermid, David Laskin, and Scott Nielsen Toward the end of each summer, grizzly bears in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains gorge on the tart red berries of a...

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President Biden Recommits United States to Paris Agreement

Written by: Kimberly White  The United States of America is returning to the Paris Agreement.  Hours...

Podcast: Kimberlee Centera, President and CEO of TerraPro Solutions

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Great Green Wall Initiative Receives More Than $14 Billion Boost to Green the Sahel

Written by: Kimberly White  Africa's Great Green Wall Initiative has received a significant funding boost.  During...