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#85789
2012-02-14

Tiger countries to tighten controls

Poachers and economic growth are endangering the tiger's livelihood. In Bangkok, police and customs authorities from countries home to wild tigers have agreed to tighten controls to curb the trade in tiger parts.

News Headlines
#85793
2012-02-14

Crime chiefs agree to get tough on illegal tiger trade

Crime chiefs from countries with populations of wild tigers have agreed to work together in order to combat the illegal trade in the big cats.

News Headlines
#85730
2012-02-13

Endangered butterfly making a comeback

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- An endangered species of butterfly has been showing signs of a comeback in the Dunes Habitat Preserve at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.

News Headlines
#85687
2012-02-10

Artificial Beaks Helping to Save Hornbills from Extinction in India

For centuries the tribal Nyishi people in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh have worn the magnificent beaks of hornbill birds as a part of their traditional headgear, called pudum, which are considered a sign of manhood and tribal identity.

News Headlines
#85659
2012-02-09

Critically Endangered Cross River Gorillas May Have More Room to Grow

With a population numbering fewer than 300 individuals, Cross River gorillas (Gorilla gorilla diehli) are the rarest and most endangered of the world’s four gorilla subspecies.

News Headlines
#85558
2012-02-07

Crossed Fingers for a Threatened Butterfly

If you stand with your back to the sun and inspect the place on the ground where your shadow is cast, you might spot the tiny larvae of the threatened Bay checkerspot butterfly.

News Headlines
#85562
2012-02-07

Turtles tracked to feeding 'hot spots'

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Satellite tracking of threatened loggerhead sea turtles has revealed two previously unknown feeding "hot spots" in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. researchers say.

News Headlines
#85578
2012-02-07

Nepal's vulture "restaurants" for endangered birds

(Reuters) - In the village of Pithauli, surrounded by ripening mustard fields, a woman hauls a cow carcass on a trolley, drops it in an open field, then runs and hides in a nearby hut as dozens of vultures swoop down.

News Headlines
#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
#85584
2012-02-07

Pregnancy of rare rhino being monitored

JAKARTA, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Wildlife scientists say they are carefully monitoring the pregnancy of a Sumatran Rhino, one of the world's most endangered species, at an Indonesian sanctuary.

News Headlines
#85542
2012-02-06

Aussie icons now species in danger

We are sentimental but no Australian brand is going to survive simply because it is Australian.

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
#85443
2012-02-01

China streams live panda video to foster conservation

China began Wednesday streaming live video footage of its pandas around the world via webcam in an attempt to boost awareness of conservation efforts for its beloved but endangered animal ambassadors.

News Headlines
#85446
2012-02-01

Satellite study reveals critical habitat and corridors for world's rarest gorilla

The Cross River gorilla, the most endangered great ape in Africa, is seen here in Cameroon's Limbe Wildlife Center. Images of wild Cross River gorillas are rare, due to the rugged terrain in which they exist and the great ape's elusive behavior. Credit: Nicky Lankester

News Headlines
#85449
2012-02-01

Officials call for wildlife protection

DA NANG — Authorities at central Da Nang City's Ba Na Nature Reserve have been urged to build more zoos and aviaries to ensure better protection for endangered species in the area.

News Headlines
#85413
2012-01-31

Rhino debate charges ahead

An intense debate is under way about whether the ban on rhino horn trade should be lifted as a way of tackling poaching.

News Headlines
#85386
2012-01-30

Near-Extinct Monkeys Found in Colombian Park

A new population of one of the world's rarest primates—the brown spider monkey (Ateles hybridus)—has been found in Colombia's Selva de Florencia National Park, conservationists announced this week.

News Headlines
#85345
2012-01-27

New biodiversity map of the Andes shows species in dire need of protection

The Andes-Amazon basin of Peru and Bolivia is one of the most biologically rich and rapidly changing areas of the world. A new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology has used information collected over the last 100 years by explorers and from satellite images which r ...

News Headlines
#85325
2012-01-26

Poaching for meat poses new extinction risk to Thai elephants

Thailand's revered national symbol is being poached not just for its tusks, but now for its meat

News Headlines
#85216
2012-01-23

Plan to track endangered whales may harm them, expert says

Approval has been given for a controversial plan to satellite tag an endangered species of killer whale that plies the waters off the Pacific Coast.

News Headlines
#85218
2012-01-23

Stem cells could save snow leopards

The survival of the endangered snow leopard is looking promising thanks to Monash University scientists who have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the tissue of an adult leopard.

News Headlines
#85107
2012-01-17

Captive rhino romance may be last hope for species

(Reuters) - Puntung is a Sumatran rhino, one of roughly two hundred left in the world.

News Headlines
#84976
2012-01-10

China to release six giant pandas into wild

The project is of the most ambitious attempts to replenish the endangered population with captive-bred animals

News Headlines
#84952
2012-01-09

Irrawaddy dolphins sighted

KIEN GIANG — A school of about 20 Irrawaddy dolphins has been sighted around the Ba Lua Archipelago in the protected Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve.

News Headlines
#84803
2011-12-28

Most of India's amphibians may go extinct: Biologist

NEW DELHI: To discover a new species is a huge honour for a biologist. By that yardstick, the achievements of Dr Sathyabhama Das Biju, an amphibian biologist at Delhi University, are staggering. He has discovered 42 species and is in the process of describing another 28, six new genera and one f ...

News Headlines
#84805
2011-12-28

Spending cuts threaten Scotland's endangered species

Projects to protect red squirrels, sea eagles and beavers at risk over cuts imposed on main nature conservation agency

News Headlines
#84638
2011-12-20

Scientists launch mission to save wild pepper with unique properties

Scientists at the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) at Palode near here are racing against time to save a rare type of wild black pepper from being wiped out of existence.

Meeting
#4770

61st Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

15 - 19 August 2011, Geneva, Switzerland

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.

Side Event
#1752
COP 10
2010-10-26

Vanishing Tiger - Will the iconic species and Asian Biodiversity survive the Asia century?

This side event will explore the relationship between the strengthening position of Asian countries and the survival of its rich biodiversity, including the Tiger. The 21st Century is commonly regarded as the Asia Century. The Asian Development Bank estimates that about $750 billion per year wil ...

Side Event
#2053
COP 10
2010-10-25

National Red Lists - challenges and opportunities

Accurate extinction risk assessment is vital in determining conservation priorities and establishing biodiversity management plans at all governance levels. By applying the reputed IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria at the regional level, regional and national Red Lists provide the most pract ...

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 ...

Side Event
#2229
COP 10
2010-10-22

Threatened Ecosystems, Vulnerable People

This event will showcase two of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management’s latest flagship products: the recently-initiated process to develop categories and criteria for assessing the conservation status of ecosystems, and a new publication on ecosystems and climate adaptation – the latest i ...

Meeting
#3093

World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) - 64th Annual Conference

4 - 8 October 2009, St. Louis, United States of America

Meeting
#3045
Meeting
#3064

Expert Meeting on Animal Welfare (FAO)

29 September - 3 October 2008, Rome, Italy

Meeting
#2492

European Regional CITES Plants Meeting

18 - 21 October 2006, Perugia, Italy

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