Category: Biodiversity

More Than 100 Million New Trees Planned Reforestation is one of the few proven carbon capture solutions available today. Thanks to our partners in East Africa, we have one of the largest carbon capture opportunities in the world and it’s ready to begin immediately. With the help of foundations, corporations, governments, NGOs and donors, we can conserve […]

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Seven Countries Accused Of Helping Wildlife Poachers A new report has listed Tanzania among seven “corrupt governments” in Africa that support elephant poaching. Other countries on the list are Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Sudan, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The report, Ivory’s Curse: The Militarization and Professionalisation of Poaching in Africa, released early […]

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Habitat Loss Threatens All Elephants At a time when tens of thousands of elephants across Africa are being slaughtered to feed the Chinese appetite for ivory, it turns out the best place to be a wild elephant may be here in the tropical forests of southwest China. Over the past two decades, the number of Asiatic […]

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Global Warming Gaining Momentum Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that the problem is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control. The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group that periodically […]

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Advertising Agency Defending Ecosystems  Mother Nature is showing her wear and tear. Climate change, pollution, deforestation, endangered species and poverty are getting worse by the day and they impact the sustainability of life as we know it. Fortunately, a massive conservation plan in East Africa is ready to make a lasting impact on all of […]

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Kilimanjaro Ecosystem At Extreme Risk Tanzania hopes to recruit more development partners (DPs) to support the country materially and financially in fighting wildlife poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking. In roundtable discussions chaired by the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr. Lazaro Nyalandu, the DPs including diplomatic representatives who attended the discussion, pledged in principle to […]

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Biodiversity Vanishing With Deforestation Editor’s Note: Although this judgement is a move in the right direction, orangutans, tigers and elephants on Sumatra are under siege. There might be 400 tigers left, but it could be as low as 100. There might be a few thousand orangutans left on Sumatra. Who really knows anymore. These animals […]

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Palm Oil Buyers Have Blood On Their Hands Thanks to the destructive practices of multinational conglomerates, such as Cargill, Unilever, Kellogg’s, Nestle, Kraft, Johnson & Johnson, Procter and Gamble, General Mills, Mars, Coca-Cola and Pepsi, our rainforests are being destroyed every day to create massive palm oil plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia and elsewhere around the […]

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Tiger Survival Depends On India There are fewer than 2,500 tigers left in the wild of Asia and most of them are in India. Unfortunately, the country lost 63 of them to poachers and natural causes in 2013. In 2012, the country lost 72 wild tigers. Compounding the problem, the nation lost 12,000 square kilometers of […]

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Editor’s Note: These three stories came out the same day. It seemed natural to blend them all. Thanks to the warriors and caretakers at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Thanks to the reporters who prepared and presented these important stories. Elephants Never Forget Horrors Of Poachers A baby elephant, who was found guarding the body of […]

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