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#98086
2014-03-21

$10m plan to save world's rarest gorilla

Five-year conservation project could revive the population of Cross River gorilla in their only remaining habitat in Africa

News Headlines
#100813
2014-09-09

'Canary in the cornfield': monarch butterfly may get threatened species status

Monarch butterflies were once a common sight throughout the North American heartland. In Mexico, where they overwinter, single trees would often be covered in thousands. But declines in milkweed – their caterpillars’ only source of food – have led to a 90 percent decline in monarch numbers. Now, ...

News Headlines
#87597
2012-05-02

'Chicken' frogs survive in new home

Critically endangered frogs reintroduced to the Caribbean island of Montserrat are surviving in their new home, according to conservationists

News Headlines
#96492
2013-11-26

'Forgotten' African ape at risk from habitat loss, poaching

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- An all but forgotten species of ape is threatened by human activity and habitat loss, an assessment by U.S., African and European wildlife researchers found.

News Headlines
#92664
2013-03-11

'Historic' day for shark protection

Three types of critically endangered but commercially valuable shark have been given added protection at the Cites meeting in Bangkok.

News Headlines
#85868
2012-02-16

'Immortal Devil' tied to Tasmanian deaths

HINXTON, England, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Researchers say a female Tasmanian devil who died more than 15 years ago is the source of a contagious cancer that is killing off the species.

News Headlines
#95074
2013-08-12

'Slow loris tickling' video points to online peril for endangered species

New research suggests that viral videos can have a devastating effect on the populations of endangered species and that a mechanism is urgently needed to report images of them online.

News Headlines
#89972
2012-08-30

'Spineless' animals under threat of extinction

A fifth of animals without backbones could be at risk of extinction, say scientists.

News Headlines
#96400
2013-11-20

'We will not give up!’

MEMBERS of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Iguana Specialist Group (ISG), which met in the island last week, are resolute that they will not abandon hope that Goat Islands will be the final habitat for the Jamaican iguana.

News Headlines
#90125
2012-09-11

100 most endangered species in the world

The Zoological Society of London has compiled a list of the 100 species in the world most likely to go extinct, from Bulmer's fruitbat to the Asian unicorn.

Meeting
#5254

10th World Wilderness Congress (WILD10)

4 - 10 October 2013, Salamanca, Spain

Meeting
#2301

11th Meeting of the Advisory Committee to UNEP/EUROBATS

8 - 10 May 2006, City of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Meeting
#1493

13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

2 - 14 October 2004, Bangkok, Thailand

News Headlines
#97957
2014-03-12

15 bird species in India critically endangered

MUMBAI: Even as conservation efforts at various levels continue to show hope for the future, the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN) Red List of Birds (2013) shows that fifteen bird species in India continue to be critically endangered (CR).

News Headlines
#97519
2014-02-10

15 bird species in India critically endangered: International report

Fifteen species of birds seen in India have been declared critically endangered by the International Union for Conversation of Nature (IUCN) for 2013. The endangered birds, including the Great Indian Bustard, Siberian Crane, White backed Vulture and Red-headed Vulture, are on the decline, said a ...

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#85583
2012-02-07

18 endangered dolphins spotted off Borneo: WWF

JAKARTA — Conservation group WWF said it spotted 18 critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Indonesian waters off Borneo island Tuesday and called for greater protection of the species' habitat.

News Headlines
#89027
2012-06-29

3 endangered Hawaiian bird species expanding their range

Three of Hawaii's rarest birds have been detected at lower elevations along the volcanic summits for the first time in 30 years, a sign the endangered species may be holding their own against introduced diseases and climate change, scientists say.

Meeting
#2433

3rd meeting of the Bigleaf Mahogany Working Group

29 June - 1 July 2006, Lima, Peru

Meeting
#2491
Meeting
#1497

50th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

15 - 19 March 2004, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting
#2309

54th Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

2 - 6 October 2006, Geneva, Switzerland

Meeting
#4770

61st Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

15 - 19 August 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

News Headlines
#96141
2013-10-29

790 rhinos poached in South Africa this year

790 rhinos have been poached in South Africa this year, nearly a fifth higher than last year's record toll, reports the Department of Environmental Affairs.

News Headlines
#100274
2014-07-30

87 new bird species considered threatened with extinction

Scientists have added 361 new bird species to the IUCN Red List following a major taxonomic review of non-passerine birds, i.e. non-perching or non-songbirds.

News Headlines
#94236
2013-06-13

A Critically Endangered Beauty: The Passion Flower Passiflora Kwangtungensis

June 12, 2013 — Passiflora is a genus of beautiful plants commonly known as the passion flowers or passion vines.

News Headlines
#86581
2012-03-13

A Growing Illicit Trade Threatens Jamaica's Wildlife

KINGSTON, March 12, 2012 (IPS) - News of Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo's newest attraction shocked Jamaican authorities.

Side Event
#1882
COP 10
2010-10-22

A REPORT FROM THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINENT – 1) BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT: AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE, AND; 2) A NEW PARADIGM FOR THE PRESERVATION OF WILDLIFE GENETIC DIVERSITY

Presentations addressing the issue of biodiversity will be given from the macro and micro perspectives. 1. Australia currently conserves more than 13 per cent of the country through the protected area network. Threats to reserves, however, go beyond boundaries and influences are often landscap ...

Meeting
#2503

ACAP 2nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee

5 - 8 June 2006, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

News Headlines
#85492
2012-02-03

Accidental Kakapo Death Lowers Population of Rare, Flightless Parrots to 127 Birds

The death of an adult female kakapo (Strigops habroptila) on New Zealand’s Anchor Island this past weekend brings the population of these rare flightless parrots down to just 127 birds.

News Headlines
#89441
2012-07-23

Affluent Vietnamese driving rhino horn poaching in South Africa, report warns

Conservationists say conspicuous consumption from a growing middle class is opening a new market in the illegal wildlife trade

News Headlines
#89274
2012-07-18

Afghanistan snow leopards tagged, followed

WAKHAN CORRIDOR, Afghanistan, July 17 (UPI) -- Conservationists say two snow leopards were captured, fitted with satellite collars and released in the first such effort in Afghanistan.

News Headlines
#95847
2013-10-07

African gorillas are under threat from oil survey

Controversial aerial surveys aimed at finding oil under Africa's oldest national park have been started by a British company amid fears that drilling in the area could seriously threaten the world's last sanctuary for mountain gorillas.

News Headlines
#101433
2014-10-15

African penguins put researchers in a flap

Robben Island is notorious as the site where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison, but now the island’s 1,200 breeding pairs of African penguins are sparking a scientific controversy. At stake is the survival of an endangered species, as well as how fisheries around the world are managed.

Side Event
#1931
COP 10
2010-10-26

Alliance for Zero Extinction

The Alliance for Zero Extinction helps countries achieve their CBD targets while halting the loss of species most at risk of extinction.

Recommendation
SBSTTA 1
#6985

Recommendation I/3

Alternative ways and means in which the Conference of the Parties could start the process of considering the components of biological diversity particularly those under threat and the identification of action which could be taken under the Convention

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