Press Review

16 Documents in this Category: Conservation & Restoration at location: Earth

Rescuing orphaned baby elephants in Kenya - in pictures
Guardian (London) -  To mark World Elephant Day, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has released behind-the-scenes pictures of efforts to save orphaned baby elephants in A... read more
[12 Aug 2014] 

Rebuilding Kissama: war-torn Angola's only national park affected by deforestation, but refaunation
Mongabay.com -  Conservation organizations, government reintroducing wildlife from other countries ... read more
[24 Jul 2014] 

Despite early headwinds, Indonesia's biggest REDD+ project moves forward in Borneo
Mongabay.com -  Just over a year ago, the Indonesian government officially approved the country's first REDD+ forest carbon conservation project: Rimba Raya, which ai... read more
[29 Jun 2014] 

GROUP WILL PAY FARMERS TO CREATE TEMPORARY MIGRATORY BIRD HABITAT
Yale Environment 360 -  A program started by The Nature Conservancy aims to enlist California farmers in creating temporary habitats for migrating birds — a partnership that ... read more
[12 Jun 2014] 

Despite poaching, Indian rhino population jumps by 27 percent in eight years
Mongabay.com -  The world's stronghold for Indian rhinos—the state of Assam—has seen its population leap by 27 percent since 2006, Read more at http://news.mongabay.c... read more
[10 Jun 2014] 

New Caledonia officially creates world's largest protected area (photos)
Mongabay.com -  The Natural Park of the Coral Sea (Le Parc Naturel de la Mer de Corail) covers all of New Caledonia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which is home to ... read more
[04 May 2014] 

Kenya to deploy drones in all national parks in bid to tackle poaching
Guardian (London) -  Move follows a successful pilot project in major protected wildlife area that saw drones reduce poaching by up to 96%... read more
[27 Apr 2014] 

How locals and conservationists saved the elephants of Mali amidst conflict and poverty
Mongabay.com -  In a country that has suffered from widespread poverty, environmental degradation, and, most recently, warfare, a collaboration between elephant conse... read more
[03 Apr 2014] 

Marine reserves south of NZ approved by MPs
New Zealand Herald -  Three massive marine reserves will be established around remote islands south of New Zealand after MPs gave them the green light last night... read more
[12 Feb 2014] 

Study: 59% of Marine Protected Areas are ineffective
Mongabay.com -  The authors look at 964 sites in 87 MPAs worldwide and identify which factors determine a successful MPA... read more
[12 Feb 2014] 

Colombia to protect remote region bordering Venezuela
Mongabay.com -  President Juan Manuel Santos will declare the Estrella Fluvial de Inirida river area a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance Read more at http://... read more
[13 Jan 2014] 

USPB reaches new stage of steppe restoration project
BirdLife International -  The Ukrainian Society for the Protection of Birds (USPB; BirdLife in Ukraine), as part of its “Steppe Biodiversity” project with EU financing has rein... read more
[07 Jan 2014] 

Gabon troops kill poacher, arrest 34 others near elephant park
Reuters -  Gabonese soldiers killed a poacher and arrested 34 other illegal hunters near a national park which is home to endangered forest elephants, the govern... read more
[20 Nov 2013] 

Google Earth and drones help save Kenya’s elephants
Guardian (London) -  A fleet of iPad-controlled drones – and chilli powder – is helping conservationists keep elephants away from danger... read more
[11 Oct 2013] 

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton unveil $80m effort to fight illegal ivory trade
Guardian (London) -  Clinton Global Initiative supports renewed effort to protect African elephants from poachers chasing lucrative profits... read more
[27 Sep 2013] 

For World's Oddest-Looking Antelope, Signs of a Comeback
National Geographic -  Thanks to conservation, the saiga antelope returns to Kazakhstan's steppes... read more
[23 Sep 2013]