Press Review

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

How locals and conservationists saved the elephants of Mali amidst conflict and poverty -  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 -  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 -  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] 

A year after devastating attack, security returns to the Okapi Wildlife Reserve -  On June 24th of last year, MaiMai Simba rebels, led by an elephant poacher known as Morgan, launched a devastating attack on the headquarters of the O... read more
[10 Sep 2013] 

Dream of US Serengeti step closer
New Zealand Herald -  An impossible idea 20 years ago, the time has perhaps come for the buffalo to roam freely again... read more
[09 Sep 2013] 

Protected nature areas are 'focusing on places without as many endangered species'
The Independent (London) -  Scientists warn the wrong kind of land is currently being protected as national parks and other types of national wildlife zones... read more
[06 Sep 2013] 

World's largest rat extermination returns South Georgia to its bird life
Guardian (London) -  A team covered the island with 183 tonnes of poison to eradicate the rodent population introduced by 19th century whalers... read more
[04 Jul 2013] 

Obama wildlife trafficking plan may also boost security
Reuters -  A White House plan to curb illegal trafficking in rhino horn, elephant tusks and body parts from other endangered wildlife could have the side benefit... read more
[03 Jul 2013] 

Senate passes first 3 wilderness bills of session
Pew Environment Group -  Legislation to protect wilderness in Michigan, Oregon, and Washington cleared the U.S. Senate on Wednesday (June 19), marking a key step toward the ad... read more
[28 Jun 2013] 

Tasmania's old growth forests win environmental protection
Guardian (London) -  World Heritage Centre has extended heritage listed boundary by more than 170,000 hectares... read more
[25 Jun 2013] 

Increased protections for the West African manatee
Wetlands International -  Last week delegates to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Conference of Parties (COP16) in Bangkok, Thailand, agreed ... read more
[06 Jun 2013] 

Saving Gorongosa: E.O. Wilson on protecting a biodiversity hotspot in Mozambique -  If you fly over the Great African Rift Valley from its northernmost point in Ethiopia, over the great national parks of Kenya and Tanzania, and follow... read more
[31 May 2013] 

Gabon steps in to help protect elephants from ivory poaching at Central African Republic site -  Gabon has agreed to help battle poaching in protected areas in the Central African Republic following an elephant massacre at a renowned World Heritag... read more
[20 May 2013]