Global Conservation News Nov. 5


The latest news related to nature conservation from around the world. If there is an important news article we missed, please get in contact with us.


Stop biodiversity loss or we could face our own extinction, warns UN

Deforestation in Indonesian to make way for a palm oil concession. Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace The world must thrash out a new deal for nature in the next two years or humanity could be the first species to document our own extinction, warns the United Nation’s biodiversity…

Daily Briefing: Within two years, we must commit to saving the web of life

We are at a decisive moment to halt wildlife losses. Plus: discover the burgeoning science…

Conservationists get a billion dollars. Here’s how it may help.

In the past century, nearly 80 percent of all land has been modified or impacted by human development. As a result, other species have rapidly declined. One study estimates animals are going extinct 1,000 times faster than they would have without human influence.

Headline: India, Egypt hope to enhance environmental cooperation: Kulshreshth 

Indian Ambassador to Egypt Rahul Kulshreshth expressed his desire to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries through the implementation of the training program for economic and technical cooperation in various environmental fields, especially climate change.

20 New Marine Protected Areas approved

In addition, the increase of MPAs will facilitate growth towards the 2020 Global Target in the Decadal Plan of the Convention of Biodiversity to advance …

The Push to Safeguard 30% of the Ocean

The ocean covers more than two-thirds of the Earth’s surface and produces more than half of the oxygen on the planet. It provides sustenance and income for billions of people and plays a vital role in regulating climate around the globe.1 It is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s known species-and…

Daily Briefing: Whole-ocean thermometer reveals worst-case scenario warming

Whole-ocean thermometer reveals worst-case scenario warmingDaily Briefing: Whole-ocean thermometer reveals worst-case scenario warming, Published online: 01 November 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07282-4Ocean gases uncover hidden heat, a promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries and…

‘A death warrant’: Outrage as China reverses ban on trade of tiger and rhino products in place …

“At a single stroke, China has shattered its reputation as a growing leader in conservation following its domestic ban on the sale of ivory at the start of …

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