Category: Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Conservation

biodiversity

Tiger Conservation Critical To Biodiversity The $3 million grant was awarded to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the third anniversary of the Global Tiger Summit. It is hoped the funding will help Nepal to double its wild tiger numbers by 2022, supporting the charity’s work with the Nepal government and local communities in Nepal’s Terai […]

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Climate, Carbon Capture, Wildlife Conservation The Internet is changing life as we know it, but can it help save the planet? An international marketing agency is launching the “Web Of Life” campaign to help reforest the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro and other degraded areas around the world. Crossbow Communications, a public relations firm, is raising […]

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Tiger Habitat Under Siege As India’s tiger population dwindles more each year due to poaching and habitat loss, tiger tourism is picking up. With a single safari in Tadoba now costing a minimum Rs 4,100 on weekdays and Rs 4,600 on holidays and weekends, the park management has thought of providing a minibus for ordinary […]

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Tiger Habitat Under Attack In Malaysia A major premise of biology, as any high-schooler can tell you, is the study of the connections between organisms. Perhaps nowhere is there a better example of this than in Malaysia, where the population of endangered Malayan tigers (Panthera tigris jacksoni) is being undercut by dwindling prey. A recent […]

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PR Firm Promotes Reforestation The Internet is changing life as we know it in good ways and bad. An international public affairs firm is tapping the positive side of that dynamic to launch the “Web Of Life” campaign to help reforest our planet and mitigate human contributions to climate change. Our partners in Tanzania have […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Reforestation Can Save Kilimanjaro Ecosystem One project plans to tackle climate change, poverty and poaching simultaneously in Tanzania. Hopefully, the model will spread far and wide very quickly. The Mellowswan Foundation Africa-Tanzania will work in partnership with local villagers and the forest authorities to plant 10 million trees over the next four years in the […]

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Wildlife Conservation via Technology Wild elephant herds cause huge damage to crops and often lead to violent clashes with villagers in many parts of India. It is very difficult to keep away an elephant herd from crop fields. Now, new research suggests that a good stereo might be the solution. Vivek Thuppil, an animal behavior […]

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health and sustainability

Wounded Elephants Find Peace There are two dozen of us bathing elephants in the silty river. Some young Canadian women, on break from nursing school, take turns photographing each other wading into the current with the five chang, the Thai word for elephant. Farther down the bank, an Irishman who forgot his swimsuit and can’t […]

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biodiversity and endangered species

Habitat Loss Gaining Momentum The forces of climate change are redefining what it means for a species to be endangered, according to a new study in the open access journal PLOS ONE. The wide-ranging study from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found as many as 83 percent of birds, 66 percent of amphibians […]

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health and sustainability

150 Live Rhinos Imported Since 2007 To Populate Wildlife Park A Chinese company is reportedly making a second attempt at establishing a rhino farm in the country to harvest horn. Such a move is one way for China to get around the CITES rhino horn ban as domestic trade is not covered by the international […]

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