Category Archives: Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Conservation

Palm Oil Manifesto Promotes Deforestation

Biodiversity Threatened By Sustainable Palm Oil By Calen May-Tobin, Tropical Forest and Climate Initiative The word “manifesto” rarely conjures up positive connotations. That word brings to my mind Karl Marx’s famous tome, at best, and, at worst, images of a bearded … Continue reading

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China Admits To Tiger Farming

Denies Trade In Tiger Bones China has for the first time admitted in public that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, according to participants and officials at a meeting of an international convention to protect endangered species. They … Continue reading

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Elephant Herd Finds Safe Haven In China

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 … Continue reading

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Public Relations Firm Tackles Climate Change

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 … Continue reading

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Massive Conservation Plan In Place For East Africa

Forest Conservation. Reforestation. Wildlife Conservation. Economic Development. Africa’s tropical belt is one of the most threatened ecosystems in the world. Millions of people across the continent have already been displaced due to drought, famine and conflict. Desertification has already taken … Continue reading

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Tanzania Seeks Support To Save Endangered Species

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. … Continue reading

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Blackfish Movie Inspires College Students To Confront SeaWorld

Blackfish Movie Drowning SeaWorld Through the years, college campuses nationwide have birthed a variety of student-led protests. Currently, many individuals on and off college campuses are in an uproar over the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which tells the tale of Tilikum, … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Company Fined $30 Million For Torching Jungle

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 … Continue reading

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Big Brands Pushing Orangutans, Tigers Toward Extinction

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 … Continue reading

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India Losing Tigers and Habitat

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, … Continue reading

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